This great origami activity is perfect for winding down at the end of the year when assessments are complete and you want to reward your students with some fun activities. Have your students create these beautiful wreaths to decorate your classroom for festive seasons! (FYI - The activity can also be renamed as "Origami UFO" - it flies like a frisbee!).
- The activity helps to develop students' fine motor skills through the folding of paper and use of scissors.
- The PowerPoint presentation has been designed to give clear visual cues to the teacher and student, so that no supplementary instructional text is required.
- The teaching of this lesson demonstrates the Gradual Release of Responsibility (GRR) in action, and you will find that some students will intuitively get the hang of it, and finish their origami before you have even finished the PowerPoint! Allow these students to become 'helpers' to assist the slower students.