Rainforest Creature Marionettes

Students learn about animal defense mechanisms and invent an animal ideally suited to live in the rainforest. They create a marionette puppet of their invention. 

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  • 5 sequential lesson plans, designed to be taught by a teacher
  • Primary Material: cardboard tubes, tissue paper, glue
  • Can be adapted for different elementary levels, but is specifically aligned to literacy topics (animal adaptations & rainforest), typically taught in 4th & 5th grades.
  • As above, but adapted for younger students (>3rd Grade).
  • Four lessons that are adapted to be used independently using our virtual platform.
  • Primary Material: Cardboard tubes, paint
  • Adaptable for all elementary aged students.

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Our second annual Give With HeART Student Art Contest will close on midnight Eastern on Sunday, 12/04! 

There are a couple ways that you can participate: 

  • Submit artworks by students using Doodles Lessons (aged 5-11) that you have made with your class (link here​) 
  • Encourage students to attend a live art-making event with their caregivers (registration here​) 

Either way, if they win YOU win! Amongst their prizes, they'll receive a $150 gift card to Blick – for their class.