Where’s Waldo Group Project

Project Title: Where’s Waldo Group Project 

Description: Students create a character, and paste into a collection of characters.

Author: Francesca

Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to middle school

Historical Art Examples or References: Where is Waldo book

Vocabulary: character design

Materials: paper, color pencils, scissors, tape, large construction paper, where’s waldo cut out

Anticipatory Set: Discussion on teamwork when making art


  1. Create a character using pencil
  2. Color it in
  3. Cut out the character
  4. Tape it to the construction paper
  5. Tape other’s characters into the construction paper

Discussion: Life applications; how the lesson might apply to non-art related experiences or other types of knowledge.

  1. How is it like working in a group for art?
  2. Why is your character special?