Easy Penguin Corner Bookmark - STEAM Origami Projects (Fundraiser idea)

Red Ted Art
Grade Levels
1st - 5th
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  1. A fun bundle of Christmas Craft activities, that have some STEAM based elements - Origami (Maths, Spatial Awareness), Pop Up Cards (simple mechanics), Paper Puppets (Simple Mechanics). The bundle includes other popular craft downloads from this store:* Christmas Tree Corner Bookmark* Penguin Corner
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Learn how to make a classic Origami Bookmark Corner and then how to quickly and easily transform it into a cute paper penguin bookmark for the Holidays and Winter. Introducing basic origami skills, whilst making a practical craft and encouraging reading with these handmade bookmarks. This is one of the most popular Red Ted Art Christmas Bookmark designs!

This penguin bookmark is a perfect activity for Christmas, winter or for any penguin animal study units.

The bookmarks make great little gifts for children to give their family at Christmas and also make popular in school fundraising ideas! As they are inexpensive to make, but are practical and look nice too.

The purchase is made up of three printable sheets:

* Lesson Plan Overview, including benefits and space for notes

* 2 printable worksheets - one showing how to make an origami bookmark corner and the second, how to customise the bookmark into a Penguin bookmark design

PLEASE NOTE: these are WORKSHEETS with instructions. There are NO TEMPLATES included. The worksheets are designed to upskill students to learn how to transform a regular corner bookmark into something new. Once they get the hang of this activity, they can go on to invent their own designs.

Key Benefits:

* Develop fine motor skills & accuracy

* Reading skills & following instructions

* Looking at symmetry & shapes

* Celebration of the Holiday Season & Fundraising project

Materials needed:

Essentially store cupboard materials -

* Black, white and orange paper (though colors can be varied)

* Black pen for eyes

* Scissors

* Glue stick

A free video version of this craft is available to view with the class on Red Ted Art. Why not browse the rest of our Easy Origami for Kids resources too? And do let me know which you would enjoy seeing Printable resources for!

Total Pages
3 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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