ADVERTISEMENT |  REMOVE ADS

Body Collage: What's Inside?

This lesson plan is a creative way for students to explore and construct the inside of their bodies. They use collage techniques to construct their intestines, brains, stomachs, and more!
Grades
1 |
2
Type
Lesson (926)

Activity (2,892)

CREATE NEW FOLDER
Cancel

Excerpted from Science Surprises!

Objectives

  • Students will trace their bodies and use collage material to form their organs.
  • Students will develop communication and creative skills while learning about the human body.

Materials

  • Butcher paper
  • Crayons and markers
  • Scissors, glue
  • Yarn, straws, fabric scraps, construction paper, buttons, cotton, magazines, and other collage materials

Directions

  1. Have the children lie down on the butcher paper as you tracearound their bodies.
  2. Ask them to think about what they look like inside, then decoratetheir bodies with the crayons, markers, and collage materials. (Forexample, they might use the yarn as their intestines, straw forbones, cotton for brains, a picture of food for stomachs, and so forth.)

Challenges

  • Borrow a human model from a high-school biology class for the childrento examine.
  • Let the children go to the library and look up information of body parts.Have the children explain their body collages and how they represented the different organs in their bodies.

Your Free Gift

The Ultimate Back-to-School Guide

Teachers are always thinking about their students, but devotion to their progress shouldn’t come at the expense of your own. That’s why we’ve created an “Ultimate Back-to-School Guide” for teachers based on our nine future-ready skill domains.

What you can expect from this guide:

  • Learn 9 ways to become a better teacher by developing a positive mindset.
  • Links to dozens of free resources curated by our experts to help you both in and outside the classroom.
  • Clear steps to improve your teaching and general well-being.

Sign up for a premium membership to get your Ultimate Back-to-School Guide absolutely free!

SIGN UP TO CLAIM YOUR FREE GIFT

ultimate back-to-school guide for teachers

Register