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The word circle derives from the Greek word kirkos
Activity: Circle scenes
Round flat objects such as bottle caps, lids, or cups, pencil, colored paper, scissors, and glue
Using a variety of round lids and objects, trace around them with a pencil onto colored paper and cut them out. You will want to cut a bunch of circles in a variety sizes and then cut them in the following ways.
Use a ruler when needed:
- Leave some of the circles whole
- Take one section out (any size)
- Cut pie shapes (sectors)
- Cut some circles in half
- Cut some circles into: thirds, quarters, eighths, sixteenths, twenty-fourths, etc.
- Cut arcs and cords from your circles
- Cut squiggly lines
Have fun and be creative with this project.
Note: You can turn this into a recycled project by using old magazines, newspaper, old wrapping paper, cards and junk mail. Decorate your own paper and use that too.
What to do:
Use your circles, and parts of circles, to make a variety of objects and scenes. Lay your pieces out in different ways and then glue them down when you like what you see.
Here are some ideas:
Make an underwater scene, fish, people, birds, flowers, butterflies, trees, animals and all kinds of creative designs.
Question of the day:
Objects in nature are rounded.
Can you find something in nature (not made by man), that is not rounded?
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