Download the handout below to make a hand print scarecrow!
Materials: Washable paints, paper (construction or printer), paintbrush
Fun facts about scarecrows!
1. The first scarecrows were made about 3,000 years ago by Egyptians to protect wheat fields from crows.
2. Even though they’re such an old idea, scarecrows are still the most effective way to keep away crows!
3. Crows are scared off by both the sight and smell of humans, so many scarecrows have old clothes worn by people on them.