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Fine-Feathered Booklet

Fine Feathered Booklet Final

"Whoooo" knows about owls? Display students' knowledge with this fun assessment tool. Simply use teacher scissors to cut templates for various animals to gauge students' knowledge about other animals too!

Materials:

  • Westcott 5” Kids scissors
  • tagboard owl (or other animal) template
  • two 9" x 12" brown construction paper sheets
  • 9" x 12" orange construction paper sheet
  • 6" x 9" yellow construction paper rectangle
  • black and yellow paper scraps
  • stapler
  • glue
  • black marker

Helpful Resources:

  • Scissor Caddies
  • Teachers Scissors
  • Kids Scissor Packs

 

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Fine Feathered Booklet Step 1

Step 1
Fold a brown construction paper sheet in half lengthwise and trace the template on the paper. Cut out the tracing and unfold the paper.

Fine Feathered Booklet Step 2

Step 2
Stack and align the lower edges of the orange paper, the remaining brown paper, and the yellow paper. Holding the stack vertically, slide the top sheet (yellow) up about one inch and the bottom sheet (orange) down about one inch as shown.

Fine Feathered Booklet Step 3

Step 3
Fold the tops of the brown and orange sheets forward to create five graduated layers.

Fine Feathered Booklet Step 4

Step 4
Place the folded project on the owl cutout, aligning the lower edges. Staple it near the fold.

Fine Feathered Booklet Step 5

Step 5
Flip the booklet over and trim to match the shape of the cutout. Then turn the booklet faceup and cut the scraps to make eye and beak cutouts. Glue them in place. Scallop the bottom of each booklet page and use the marker to label the pages with different owl topics, such as the types of owls, what they eat, and where they live. Flip up the pages to fill the booklet with animal facts!

Adult supervision is recommended when children use scissors.
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