Materials List: Create a Safe Pathway for Turtles

This is hands-on activity uses basic classroom art supplies and recycled materials from around the school and home. The “picnic” section within a grocery store has many good items to use.

Each group needs:

  • device connected to the Internet for research
  • 2 sheets of plain white printer paper for drawing turtle models
  • 30.5 cm x 1.3 cm (12’’ x 0.5’’) road cut from black construction paper
  • Create a Safe Pathway for Turtles Design Sheet

For the class to share:

  • colored pencils, crayons, markers
  • tape, glue
  • rulers, protractors
  • bridge building’ materials:
    • recycled materials
      • cardboard (cereal boxes, paper towel rolls, small boxes, etc.)
      • glass jars
      • plastic bowls, containers
      • clothes hangers
    • classroom art supplies
      • colored pencils, crayons, markers
      • tape, glue
      • rulers, protractors
      • plastic cups
      • paper plates
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