LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS
Lesson Objectives: Students will learn about shape and balance will create a mobile.
Time Required: 1 session
Source: Dynamic Art Projects for Children, pgs 89-92
Colored paper clips
Paper pre-cut in a variety of shapes
Scraps of colored paper, foam shapes or embellishments
Presentation: Discuss shape. Discuss balance and how mobiles will need to be balanced or they will slant to one side.
- Pass out paper clips and pre-cut pieces.
- On their desks, have students experiment with their layout.
- Students may embellish shapes with smaller shapes cut from scrap paper, foam shapes, or other embellishments.
- Punch holes when ready and attach pieces together with paper clips.