Giant posters are great visual aids to enhance educational topics. In addition to species identification, they can represent 2-D Models for science processes and progressions. Print out the 8.5 x 11" sections and piece them together into giant, eye catching posters for the classroom or other educational displays. This activity also includes the materials to build a giant coloring poster and smaller mini-posters to use as guides.
This bundle includes (16 pages to download and print):
1) Two 4-piece color posters – one with animal outlines and one without, ready to be assembled.
2) Two pages of animals to be cut out and pasted onto the color posters (25 color animals).
3) One color mini-poster of the animals in the forest (as a guide).
4) One 4-piece black and white poster to be assembled and colored with animals already included.
5) One copy-ready coloring page of the animals in the forest.
Up to 20 sheets of heavier (or card stock) paper, scotch tape (invisible tape), glue stick, scissors, markers, colored pencils or crayons.
1) Print 4-piece color poster background on heavy paper (animal outline version is for K-2). Then trim edges on dotted lines and tape together.
2) Print two sheets of (25) animals on heavy paper and cut them out on the dotted lines (animals are not to scale so we could include songbirds).
3) For younger students, paste cut out animals into the outlined locations on the poster. For older students, use the background poster with no outlines and use your knowledge of forest layers to paste the animals in the correct places where they are found in the forest.
4) Check your work on the small poster included in the bundle.
5) Print 4-piece black and white poster on heavy paper, trim edges on dotted lines, tape together (keeping tape on back side only). Then color.
6) Also print out and color the small forest coloring page.
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