Owl Craft - Heart Shape
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Review the activities, printable materials, theme accessories for the
hearts owl craft and learning links below to decide on what sequence or materials works best for your needs. |
This craft is appropriate for the following holidays, events and themes:
** Valentine's Day: The heart theme lends itself to decorate the owl in Valentine colors to make a cute greeting card or decoration. Accessories: heart balloon with message or blank - make a large greeting card.
** Graduation Theme - many preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders will have their first graduation experiences or they can make this for an older sibling or relative that is graduating. Accessories: Write a short greeting inside diploma pattern, write name of child on graduation hat.
** Teacher's Appreciation Week, Child Care Provider's Appreciation, Back to School: include with a gift or attach to gift bag. Accessories: write a greeting inside the apple leaf or the center of the owl body.
*Halloween or nocturnal scene: The owl is often depicted in "mysterious" night scenes looking out of his "home" in a tree or on a tree branch because it is generally nocturnal -- active at night. The craft can be used to create an easy nocturnal scene with a branch as depicted in the illustration on the right.
Ideally, plan for a couple of days of activities for older children and keep it simple for the 2-3 year olds.
Activity: Hearts Owl Craft Ages 2.5+ (10 pieces without wings)
The children will have fun making an easy and fun craft of an mostly assembled heart shapes (except for the eyes and legs) and during the crafting process many skills can be addressed.
Review printing and assembly options that best meet your needs. Before assembly conduct some of the learning activities suggested below:
Tips for accessories: Print
the apple, heart & leaf template using black and white version directly
on red paper, cut out the leaf pattern and trace onto green paper
to save on ink.
The template has a small illustration of the finished owl craft to help children have an idea of how it looks when assembled.
Other options, decorations and ideas:
Materials and suggested instructions for the nocturnal scene :
Activity > Alphabet > Letter O is for Owl Printable Activities
Owl or Owlet Craft