- Crayola Watercolour Paints
- Crayola Paint Brushes
- Crayola Scissors
- Crayola White Glue
- Crayola Regular Crayons
- Crayola Fine Line Markers
- Bristol Board - 8 pieces per student (10 cm x 10 cm (4" x 4")
- Cardstock Paper - 21.6 cm x 21.6 cm (8.5" x 8.5")
- Cardstock Paper - 21 cm x 21 cm (8.25" x 8.25")
- Plastic Placemats - 1 per student
- Water Containers
- Large Paper Clips
- Cardstock Paper 21.6 cm x 27.9 cm (8.5" x 11") - 1 per student
- Tape 4 pieces of Bristol board (10 cm x 10 cm) to a plastic placemat.
- Be sure the tape is straight and smooth.
- Use crayons to draw a different shape on each card.
- Press hard with the crayon so it stands out.
- Think of a way to add pattern to your design.
- Choose a contrasting colour of watercolour paint.
- Paint right over the whole card.
- Repeat for each card.
- Make 8 cards in total.
- Set the cards aside to dry.
- Use the 21.6 cm x 21.6 cm cardstock paper for the top of the box.
- Draw diagonal lines from corner to corner to make an 'X' on one side of the paper.
- Fold all 4 sides of the Bristol board into the centre of the 'X'.
- Make sure the outer edge of the Bristol board lines up with the centre of the 'X'.
- Make sure you fold all 4 sides into the 'X'.
- Turn the paper over.
- Use crayon resist technique to decorate it.
- the square in the centre of the paper will be the top of the box
- the rectangles on the outsides of the paper will be the sides of the box
- the corners of the paper will not be seen once you glue the box together
- Turn the paper over.
- Mark a dot and small arrow where the folds meet in the 4 corners.
- Make sure the arrows are directly opposite each other.
- Cut along each fold and stop at the dot.
- Place the paper with the painted side facing down.
- Put lots of Washable Glue all over the 2 corner flaps on one end of the paper.
- Fold the outside edges of the paper up and tuck the 2 small flaps in.
- Fold the large flap on the end of the paper up and glue it into place.
- Place large paper clips on both ends of each flap to hold the paper in place until the glue dries.
- You should use 4 paper clips on each side of the box.
- Use the 21 cm x 21 cm paper for the bottom.
- Do not decorate the paper.
- Repeat the steps used for the top to make the bottom of the box.
- Colour each face of the octahedron net with one of the shapes in your card set.
- Cut out the net and glue it together.
- Write the rules for your game on a 10 cm x 10 cm piece of Bristol board, example,
- Whoever rolls a star first goes first.
- Place cards face up.
- Memorize them - 30 seconds.
- Place cards face down.
- Take turns rolling the roller. Whatever shape comes up you guess it.
- Turn card over. If you are wrong you lose a turn.
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
- Gently remove the tape from the shape cards.
- Use a marker to write the name of the shape on each card.
- Place everything into the box.
- Find someone to play the game with you.