Human Skeleton Model Life Size Project

Grade Levels
4th - 9th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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54 pages
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Create a life-size model of the human skeleton! A perfect craft for Halloween or to incorporate in your human body unit.

About this Product:

This project is designed to help students study the bones of the human body skeleton. The purpose of the project is to construct a life-size, moving model of the human skeleton. In this way, students will learn best about the structures that support, protect and provide shape to the human body.

This Product Includes:

• Reading passages & questions to learn about bones in the body (key included)

• Picture directions and templates to build a model of the human skeleton

• Labels to identify the major bones in the human body

In addition to materials provided in this project, you will need:


Glue or Tape

Markers, Crayons or Colored Pencils

Brass Fasteners (16 per skeleton)

Reading Passages:

Your Skeleton

The Axial Skeleton

The Appendicular Skeleton

What is bone made of?

The Skull

The Rib Cage

The Spine

Bones of the Shoulder

Bones of the Arm

Bones of the Hand

Bones of the Pelvis

Bones of the Leg

The Ankle and Foot

What is a fracture?

What is cartilage?

What is a joint?

Teacher Notes includes the Flesch-Kincaid Score for each reading. The score varies between 3.0 and 5.7 which converts to a CC reading band of 2nd grade and 5th grade. Please view the preview for a complete breakdown of reading difficulty.

Additional Human Body Teaching Materials:

Human Body Unit Bundle

Human Body Systems Flip Book

Human Body Project

Human Body INB Unit

Human Body Task Cards

Total Pages
54 pages
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