⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Looking for the Perfect Christmas Gift? Learn How to Make Slime Gifts for a Festive and Fun Surprise!

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⁣⁣Lesson Plan: Looking for the Perfect Christmas Gift? Learn How to Make Slime Gifts for a Festive and Fun Surprise!

Grade Level: 3-5

Subject: Art/Crafts

Objective: Students will learn how to make slime gifts for Christmas using simple ingredients and creative packaging, fostering their artistic and problem-solving skills while spreading holiday cheer.

Materials Needed:
- White school glue
- Liquid starch
- Assorted food coloring or glitter (optional)
- Mixing bowls
- Mixing utensils
- Small containers or jars for packaging
- Decorative elements like ribbons, bells, or holiday-themed stickers
- Optional: Scented extracts or essential oils for fragrance


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Engage students by discussing the tradition of giving gifts during the Christmas season.
- Explain that today, they will learn how to create unique and personalized slime gifts for their friends and family.

2. Safety Precautions (5 minutes):
- Discuss safety precautions, such as avoiding contact with eyes, not ingesting the slime, and washing hands after handling it.

3. Step-by-Step Instructions (20 minutes):
- Provide students with step-by-step instructions for making slime gifts:

a) Pour a generous amount of white school glue into a mixing bowl.
b) Optional: Add a few drops of food coloring or glitter to the glue for a festive touch.
c) Gradually add liquid starch to the glue mixture while stirring continuously.
d) Keep adding and stirring until the slime starts to come together and is no longer sticky.
e) Optional: Add scented extracts or essential oils for a pleasant fragrance.
f) Divide the slime into smaller portions and place each portion into small containers or jars.
g) Decorate the containers with ribbons, bells, or holiday-themed stickers to make them look festive.

4. Packaging and Presentation (15 minutes):
- Instruct students to creatively package their slime gifts.
- Encourage them to think of holiday-themed designs or personalized touches.
- Allow time for students to share and discuss their packaging ideas with the class.

5. Reflection and Gift Exchange (10 minutes):
- Facilitate a class discussion on the process of creating slime gifts and the importance of handmade gifts during the holiday season.
- Organize a gift exchange where students can give and receive their slime gifts, spreading holiday cheer and appreciation.

Common Core Labels Correlations:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3-5.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3-5.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

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