Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2

Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2
Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2
Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2
Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2
Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2
Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2
Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2
Fairy Tale Birds Art Lesson for Grades K-2
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These sweet fairy tale birds are inspired by Lucy Cousins’ illustrations in Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales. Here we find favorite characters like The Little Red Hen, Ducky Daddles, Turkey Lurkey, Goosey Poosey, and Henny Penny. The bold primary colors, simple drawings, and black outlines make this book a great inspiration for kids’ paintings in tempera. “This is a book that will make you want to paint,” said The New York Times in its review of the book. My kids agree!

We read “Henny Penny,” one of the stories in the book, and then do a step-by-step drawing of a fairy tale bird. The children can make their bird a hen or rooster, duck, turkey, or goose. Then they have fun with the accessories. Does your bird wear a top hat or rain boots? A pearl necklace or a bow? What else could a fairy tale bird wear? Next is painting in liquid tempera, the perfect paint for this project and my favorite art supply with young children.

Time Required: 45-60 minutes.

The 17-page project includes: 
-Project Overview + Learning Objectives
-Fun Facts About “Henny Penny” + Word Wall (with Definitions)
-Recommended Book + Supplies
-Photo Tutorial for Drawing and Painting
-Samples
-Student Gallery, Grades 1-2

-How to Draw a Fairy Tale Bird, Step-by-Step

-Drawings of 6 Fairy Tale Birds

You can follow me on Instagram @ruthchapman.art 
Please tag me if you post about this project. I would love to see your pics!

Total Pages
17 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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