Students will create a paper face and a paper face book.
- Cut out ovals (skin
- Cut short and long hair
out of different yarn
- Color copied picture of
- Face Book (pdf), assembled
- Mirrors for students to
look in for their own
hair and eye colors
- My Two Hands/My Two Feet, by Rick Walton; ISBN 0399233385
- It's Okay to Be Different, by Todd Parr; ISBN 0316666033
- The Nose Book, by Al Perkins; ISBN 0375824936
- The Ear Book, by Al Perkins; ISBN 0394811992
- The Eye Book, by Theo Lesieg; ISBN 0001712012
Background for Teachers
The face includes eyes, ears, mouth, skin color, hair, and a nose.
Intended Learning Outcomes
4. Develop physical skills and personal hygiene.
Invitation to Learn
Place ovals, mirrors, student photos, and yarn on the table.
- Talk about faces and what they consist of: eyes, ears, nose,
mouth, hair, skin color.
- Demonstrate how to make a face.
- Have each student make their own face.
- Let face dry.
Same day or the next day
- When face is dry, demonstrate how to make book.
- Have students make the Face Book.
- Place finished books around the room for students to read.
- Graph class eye and hair colors.
- Make a silhouette of the student’s face.
- Create different face puppets.
- Sing Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes.
- Look in a mirror and describe what they see to a family member.
- Observe that students draw all the features of the face.
- Observe the students as they create books.