Make a gorgeous Christmas Beetle with this easy-to-prep paper craft and writing pack! They will look amazing on a classroom door, bulletin board or display.
Christmas beetles are Australian beetles with a beautiful metallic sheen. They are frequently sighted during the weeks leading up to Christmas Day.
These pieces can be printed on color paper, or print them on white paper and ask your students to shade them. Add crafty details if you choose, to make this a more complex activity for your students.
Two versions are included for your convienience:
Students can complete a writing project on the beetle by pasting three short paragraphs of basic info (provided) or researching and writing some facts on the paper.