- Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
- Crayola Washable No-Run School Glue
- Crayola Paint Brushes - 5 Count
- Crayola Scissors
- Crayola Fine Line Markers - 12 Count
- Crayola Washable Glue Sticks
- Crayola Tempera Paint - Red & White
- Water Containers
- Paper Towels
- Construction Paper - 45.7 cm x 61 cm (18" x 24")
- Count 22 craft sticks in total.
- Paint 10 craft sticks red.
- Paint 10 craft sticks white.
- Paint 2 craft sticks half red and half white lengthwise.
- Set all the sticks aside to dry.
- Canada's flag is twice as long as it is wide.
- Use a ruler to measure a rectangle 11 cm x 22 cm (4.3" x 8.6") on a piece of drawing paper.
- Cut it out.
- The 2 outside red rectangles are half as wide as the inside white rectangle.
- That means you need 5 and a half red sticks on each side of the flag.
- Glue the craft sticks to the paper starting with 5 red sticks on the outside edge.
- Glue the half red/half white stick next. Make sure the red side is beside the red stick.
- Glue 10 white sticks next.
- Glue the half white/half red stick next. Make sure the white side of the stick is beside the white stick.
- End with the last five red sticks.
- Be careful to place the sticks so they are even along the top and bottom edges.
- Make sure the side edge of each stick touches the side edge of the one it is glued beside.
- Cut a square of red construction paper 9 cm x 9 cm (3.5" x 3.5").
- Fold the paper in half.
- Look closely at a picture of the maple leaf on Canada's flag.
- Find the line of symmetry.
- Draw half a maple leaf on the paper.
- Make sure the line of symmetry is on the fold.
- Cut out the leaf.
- Glue it to the flag.
- Make the 8-page book.
- Fold the construction paper in half short end to short end.
- Fold it again, short end to short end.
- Open it up.
- Fold it in half long end to long end.
- Open it up and you should have 8 boxes.
- Fold it in half short end to short end.
- Hold the open edges.
- Cut from the FOLD side, along the horizontal crease until you get to the intersection of the vertical crease.
- Open the paper.
- Fold the paper long end to long end.
- Hold the edges of the paper and push towards the centre until you see a box formed.
- Keep pushing until all the pages line up.
- Flatten the paper with half the pages on one side and half on the other.
- Fold it in half again to create an 8-page book.
- Glue your flag to the front cover.
- Add a title.
- Find 6 facts about Canada's flag that also tell something about numbers.
- Write your information on white paper.
- Draw a picture to support what you have written.
- Glue each page into your book.