Children Border

Lesson #21996

Highlight any season or activity by bringing color and fun to classroom bulletin boards, posters and special projects.

Grade Level:
1-2, 3-5

Creative borders highlight bulletin boards and personalize classrooms. These borders transform into valuable teacher tools when used to teach concepts, tell stories or portray unique themes.

Provide a warm classroom atmosphere or add interest to a project or poster.

26298-DC-Ellison SureCut Die - Border, Children #2 - Double Cut

Supplies Used: Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Colored Pens, Crayons, Glue, Scissors

Note: Children on Border are designed so they can easily be cut apart to use a single Child (Figure A) or any number of Children (Figure B), as well as connecting them for a long, continuous Border (see Main Photo).

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

  1. Die-cut the DC Border, Children #2 from various colors of paper. Use the different colors to cut hair, clothing, shoes and socks for each Child. Adhere to each Child.
  2. Add faces with colored pens or pencils. Students may use colored pens or pencils to decorate Children.
  3. Use one or two Children to highlight a personal report (Figure C).

    • Figure A

    • Figure B

    • Figure C

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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