⁣Lesson Plan: How to Make a Butterfly Explosion Surprise Gift Box DIY

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⁣Lesson Plan: How to Make a Butterfly Explosion Surprise Gift Box DIY

Grade Level: 9-12

Subject: Arts and Crafts

Duration: 60 minutes

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.3: Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2: Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes.

Lesson Objectives:
- Students will learn how to create a visually appealing and interactive butterfly explosion surprise gift box.
- Students will understand the principles of paper engineering and mechanisms involved in constructing the gift box.
- Students will be able to explain the steps and techniques used to make the butterfly explosion surprise gift box.

- Cardstock or thick paper in various colors
- Scissors
- Glue or double-sided tape
- Ruler
- Pencil
- Decorative elements (stickers, ribbons, etc.)
- Small gifts or notes for the surprise box

1. Begin the lesson by discussing the concept of surprise gift boxes and their popularity as creative and personalized gifts.
2. Show examples or images/videos of different types of surprise gift boxes, emphasizing the interactive and visually appealing elements.
3. Explain to the students that they will be creating a butterfly explosion surprise gift box using paper engineering techniques.
4. Distribute the materials to each student or group of students.
5. Instruct the students to choose a size for their gift box and cut out a square or rectangular piece of cardstock or thick paper accordingly.
6. Using a ruler and pencil, have the students mark the center of the paper and draw four lines from each corner towards the center, creating a smaller square or rectangle in the middle.
7. Cut along the lines, stopping at the inner square or rectangle to create flaps.
8. Fold the flaps upwards, creating the base of the box.
9. Cut out butterfly shapes from different colored cardstock or thick paper.
10. Attach the butterfly shapes to the flaps using glue or double-sided tape, ensuring they are securely fastened.
11. Decorate the outside of the gift box with additional cardstock, stickers, ribbons, or any other decorative elements the students prefer.
12. Fold the flaps back down, concealing the butterflies inside the box.
13. Instruct the students to place small gifts or notes inside the box, hidden beneath the flaps.
14. Encourage students to experiment with different design variations and sizes to create unique and personalized butterfly explosion surprise gift boxes.
15. Discuss the principles of paper engineering and mechanisms involved in creating the surprise box, including the folding and interlocking elements.

- Observe students' engagement and creativity during the construction of the butterfly explosion surprise gift box.
- Evaluate students' understanding of paper engineering principles and the design process through class discussions and their ability to explain the construction steps.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

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