9642

Continents Mobile
Lesson #9642

Concept:

Create a continent mobile for classroom display.

Objective:

Students will create a continent mobile for knowledge and recognition.

Recommended Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8

Curriculum: Social Studies

Supplies Used: Construction Paper, Ribbon, Yarn, Twine, Poster Board, Glue, Tape, Thread, Kite String, Fishing Line, Stickers

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the Spiral from poster board and punch holes along the Spiral to suspend die-cuts.
  2. Make a large knot with ribbon, yarn or twine, and pull through the center hole in the Spiral until taut against the Spiral. Use the ribbon to hang the Spiral.
  3. Die-cut two of each Continent die.
  4. Tape a length of white thread, kite string or fishing line to the back of one die-cut. Tape, glue the matching die-cut to the first die-cut to sandwich the thread, leaving a 12" length of thread extending from the top of the die-cut.
  5. Pull the thread through a hole in the Spiral and place a sticker over the thread and hole to secure thread in place (see Main Photo).