Title/ Description: Paper bag Owls
Level: grades 4-7
Duration: One, 45 min. class periods
Goals and Objectives: To learn about what makes owls unique from other birds based on their habitats, appearance, and survival skills. To investigate the purpose owls serve in our environment.
Carnivores: An animal that has a diet consisting of meat.
Nocturnal: An animal that is mostly active during the night.
Parliament: A group of owls
Owlet: A baby owl
- A brown paper bag
- Construction paper (black, brown, yellow, orange, white and beige)
- Stuff the paper bag halfway with cotton.
- At the open ends of the paper bag and fold each corner into the center.
- Then vertically fold over to get an upside-down triangle.
- Cut out a large circle with black construction paper.
- Then cut out a medium circle that fits in the large circle with white construction paper.
- Next cut out a small circle with black construction paper to fit in the white circle.
- Glue them where the eye should be and in size order; repeat for the other eye.
- Cut out an oval shape using white or beige paper.
- Use a marker to create patterns on the oval; attach it where the belly should be.
- Cut out a small triangle to be its beak using yellow or orange paper; attach it in the center between the eyes.
- Cut the brown construction paper in half.
- Then fold it vertically until you’re left with a thin rectangle.
- Open it and attach one side to the paper bag; this will be the wing; repeat for the other wing.