- Crayola Washable Glitter Project Paint - 6 Count
- Crayola Washable No-Run School Glue
- Crayola Scissors
- Crayola Acrylic Paint - 6 Count
- Crayola Paint Brushes - 4 Count
- Crayola Broad Line Markers - 8 Count
- Water Containers
- Paper Towels
- Duct Tape
- Corrugated Cardboard Circles - 35.6 cm (14") Diameter - 1 per student
- Corrugated Cardboard - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12") - 1 piece per student
- Start by gently bending the circumference of the cardboard into the centre.
- Make sure the white side is facing up.
- Press down on the surface of the cardboard with your fingers to gradually shape the circle into a concave form.
- Cut along the radius of the circle from the outer edge to the centre.
- Squeeze glue along one edge of the cut.
- Overlap the other edge about 1.5 cm and press the two pieces together.
- Add a piece of duct tape along the seam to make sure it is very secure.
- Cut geometric and other shapes out of cardboard.
- Use white glue to fasten the shapes to the front of your shield.
- Make sure the edges are glued flat.
- Allow the glue to dry completely.
- Cut a strip of cardboard about 6 cm x 27 cm for the handle.
- Mark the following measurements along the strip,
- starting at one end, 4 cm;
- starting from the 4 cm mark, 5 cm;
- starting from the 5 cm mark, 9 cm;
- starting from the 9 cm mark, 5 cm;
- starting from the 5 cm mark, 4 cm.
- Make right angle folds at each measurement.
- Use white glue to fasten the handle to the back of the shield.
- Add pieces of duct tape over each end to make it extra secure.
- Paint the shield with contrasting colours and special effects. For example,
- Using acrylic paint – Paint the shield with one solid colour. When it is dry, drybrush black and/or metallic paint over it to create contrast and texture.
- Using glitter paint – Paint several layers of different colours to add depth and richness to the surface.
- Allow the paint to dry thoroughly.
- Use a marker to add the names of 10 character traits.