Students will be able to:
*Learn about a rainforest bird and its habitat
*See how interesting objects can be
transformed into a piece of art
*Explore how to use different brush
*Create a beautiful rainforest birds out of gourds or styrofoam balls, paint, feathers and
This is a creative lesson to incorporate with other subject areas, such as geography and science. You could adapt it to your STEAM curriculum as well. I have recently done this with my 5th and 6th grade students. I even have done it with 2nd graders and their teacher! Ideally 4th-8th graders would do well.