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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.
SW learn about animal defenses,then brainstorm fictional animals that are ideally suited to live in the rainforest.
SW learn about animals who move (e.g., run), fight, or alter their body in order to defend themselves, then create the body and head of their puppet.
SW learn about animals who use color and texture to defend themselves, then will begin adding layers of tissue paper to their puppet.
SW put together their marionette puppet.