Scalloped Spring Bookmark

Lesson #9958

Create fun, stylish bookmarks for any season.

Inspire year-round reading with student-created bookmarks to suit all occasions. Create bookmarks to supplement language arts lessons, reward good behavior and academic performance or celebrate holidays.

Personalize a decorative bookmark and inspire fun reading throughout the year.

12492-TY-Ellison SureCut Die - Butterflies, Tiny - Tiny 29124-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Bookmark, Scallop Circle - Large

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Colored Pencils or Crayons, Glue or Glue Stick, Glitter (optional), Scissors, Tassel

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

  1. Die-cut the Bookmark, Scallop out of multiple colors of cardstock or construction paper.
  2. Cut highlights from one color. Layer and adhere to a whole Bookmark and embellish.
  3. Die-cut Tiny Butterflies from colorful construction paper and adhere to the Bookmark.
  4. Highlight with colored pencils or crayons and sprinkle glitter to decorate the Bookmark.
  5. Add a decorative tassel to complete the completed project.
  6. Write a clever message on the Bookmark to inspire reading (see Main Photo).

English Language Arts: Reading for Perspective

K-12: Standard 1

  • Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.

Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Source: NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

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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