- Crayola Crayons - white, pink
- Crayola Construction Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12") - brown, black, white
- Crayola Washable Glue Sticks
- Crayola Doodle Pad - Newsprint Paper - 1 piece per student
- Parchment Paper
- Write-On Overhead Transparencies - 1 per student
- Cut out strips of construction paper to use for the trunk and branches of your tree.
- Use a glue stick to glue the strips of paper to the overhead transparency.
- Make sure you use lots of glue.
- Press the paper onto the transparency and gently rub over it with your fingers to flatten it.
- Use white and pink crayons for the blossoms on your tree.
- Remove the paper from the crayons.
- Use the blade of a scissors to scrape off small shavings of crayon onto a piece of newsprint paper.
- Make about 1/3 cup of mixed shavings.
- Sprinkle the crayon shavings over the branches of the tree.
- Place a piece of parchment paper on top of the transparency.
- Make sure it covers the crayon shavings.
- Set the iron to low.
- Gently iron over the parchment paper until you see the crayon shavings melt.
- Remove the iron.
- Gently remove the parchment paper.
- Cut 4 strips of construction paper about 2.5 cm x 29 cm (1" x 11").
- Glue the paper strips around the outer edges of your picture to make a frame.
- Choose a contrasting colour of construction paper for the background of your picture.
- Cut the paper to be the same size as your picture.
- Apply glue to the outer edges of the paper and glue your picture to it.
- Gently touch the surface of your picture.
- What textures do you feel?