Recycled Cardboard Robots

Continuing our recognition of Earth day, K/1 created some colorful robots this week made from discarded cardboard food packaging. These projects were inspired by the following; http://www.flickr.com/photos/33377430@N08/3403819723/

The first step for this project was to create the background. Each student chose a colored piece of construction paper. They were given three different paint colors and three cardboard toilet rolls. The end of each roll was dipped into the paint and pressed on to the paper to create a pattern of overlapping circles. While these were drying the students made their robots.

They were encouraged to choose different packaging to construct their robots and cut out a head, body, neck, two arms and two legs. The arms and legs were attached to the body with brads and the head and neck were attached to the body with glue. Buttons, gems, googly eyes and wire were provided for decoration. K/1 enjoyed creating these whimsical robots 🙂

Hunter H.

Hunter H.

Jake B.

Jake B.

Amber P.

Amber P.

Danny H.

Danny H.

Emmanuel O.

Emmanuel O.

Bryant S.

Bryant S.

Gena H.

Gena H.

Layne L.

Layne L.

Lilli N.

Lilli N.

Sydney T.

Sydney T.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About stephwheatley

Formerly from Britain, I have lived in the USA since 1989. My qualifications are in library science, but I've had a passion for all things artsy and crafty for as long as I can remember! I became the Primary Art Teacher at Shady Oak Christian School in 2009 and am thoroughly enjoying myself. I teach students at both Shady Oak Christian School and Shady Oak Primary School. It's wonderful to be able to share my passion at a place that believes in the importance of learning through creativity. Please check out the Shady Oak websites at http://www.shadyoak.net/ and http://www.shadyoakprimary.com/ to learn more about these unique schools located in Richmond, TX.
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