Help students strengthen their visual-spatial skills by working on these projects.
On February 15, Clifford the Big Red Dog™ will celebrate his birthday! Join in the fun by creating these festive party hats with your class. Just download the template, print, and create.
What You'll Need
- Heavyweight paper or cardstock in red, white, and black
- Clifford Party Hat Template printable
- Black Sharpie marker
- Double-sided tape or glue stick
- Large rubber band
- Stapler and staples
What You Do
Step 1: Set compass at 6" and draw half-circle on large sheet of red paper. Cut out half-circle. Download, print, and cut out templates.
Step 2: Trace eyes onto white paper. Cut out, then draw in details with Sharpie. Trace nose and hair on black paper and cut out. Repeat with ears.
Step 3: Position half-circle with round edge facing you. Attach eyes to center of half-circle near top edge. Attach nose and ears. Draw mouth with Sharpie. Attach hair in center of top edge on back.
Step 4: Curl corners of half-circle under, bring edges together, and secure in back with staples. Cut rubber band in half and secure with staples to make chin band.
Watch Jim Noonan's video demonstration!