This week the 1st grade students made torn paper animals. We began by reading the book If All the Animals Came Inside written by Erin Pinder and illustrated by Marc Brown. The students each started with a drawing of an animal and were challenged to fill it in with torn pieces of paper. They had the option to make their animal realistic colors or imagined colors. Once they were finished gluing, they could add color and background decorations with crayon.
Working with the paper:
Some of the finished projects: