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Cathy Hutter

Nature Insect Sculptures

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: Science, STEAM, Art

Student Instructions

Watch the video clip about creating striking insect sculptures. Go outside and select nature items to use in your sculpture. 1. Tap the add button. 2. Take a photo of your insect. 3. Tap label and label the parts of the insect body. 4. mic yourself telling us about your sculpture. 6. Then tap the check to submit.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Video link: https://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/how-to-turn-garden-clippings-into-insect-illustrations-plants-raku-inoue?__s=zfd1mvt7zwtqcytictyq Students will need to collect nature items and bring into class for this activity. They could collect them during recess or at night for homework. We sorted the items as they came in- sticks, rocks, flowers, etc. Then the materials were shared by all. This was used at the end of a unit focusing on insects.