Heroic Statue

Heroic Statue craft

Spark awareness about monuments and people in your community. Kids create statues to honor their heroes or key events.

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    What famous statues do you know? Have you visited them or seen photos? Why were they built? What makes them famous? Is there a statue or monument near where you live? Who is portrayed in the statue?

  • 2.

    Statues are built for a lot of different reasons. Can you think of a statue that needs to be built? What person, event, or idea deserves a statue?

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    Think about materials used to build statues. They must withstand a lot of weather. Stone and metals such as bronze are common materials.

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    Sculpt a statue using white Crayola® Model Magic®. Color the modeling compound with Crayola Washable Markers. Mix the color together just a bit to get a marbleized look. Or mix it up completely for a solid metal effect. Make tiny dots of color for granite