Collect clean paper and plastic milk cartons, plus cardboard rolls and other recyclables. Offer more choices to older children. Close adult supervision is required to ensure safety. Children age 3 and younger can tear paper. By age 4, children can learn t
Describe art elements (line, shape, form, color, texture) and principles of visual organization (unity, variety, balance, repetition/rhythm/pattern, emphasis, proportion, movement) that apply to children's work.
Use encouraging comments and open-ended questions to promote children's analysis of their own work.
Invent an animal with milk cartons, cardboard rolls, and other materials. Glue your creature together with Crayola® School Glue. Dry overnight.
If you wish, cover your creature with construction paper. Tear the paper to fit if you are 3 or younger. If you are 4 or older, cut the paper with Crayola® Scissors.
With Crayola® Washable Markers, draw features on your animal, or on construction paper to glue on. Make eyes, spots, and other details.
Glue everything together. Dry overnight.
Our crayons have been rolling off the assembly line since 1903, and you can see how it’s done.