This shape Uncle Sam craft combines a simple 4th of July activity for kids with shape reviewing. Having fun while being creative and doing some math at the same time – it’s a win-win if you ask me.
With this shape Uncle Sam craft, kids will learn or review the following shapes: circle, square, rectangle, star and rhombus.
Shape Uncle Sam craft
- Shape Uncle Sam template
- Cardstock paper: white, red, blue, yellow and beige
- Googly eyes
- Black marker
How to make a shape Uncle Sam craft
The shape Uncle Sam template comes with two versions:
1. home template – cut out the patterns and trace them on corresponding colored paper.
2. classroom template – print the pattern directly on colored paper and cut them out.
This way you can easily craft with just one or two kids as well as with a classroom full of students.
Step by step instructions
Glue the red stripes onto the hat.
Glue the hat brim at the bottom of the hat.
Add three stars onto the brim.
Glue five beard pieces at the bottom of the head.
Glue the hat onto the head.
Add the mustache pieces in the middle of the head.
Glue the nose onto the face, where the two mustache pieces meet.
Use a black marker to draw the mouth and glue the googly eyes.