Please Don't Eat the Artwork


Chemeleons here, there, everywhere!



3rd graders created amazing 3D paper chameleons for their sculpture unit. The step-by-step instructions can be found HERE. We began by creating painted paper with intermediate colors.


After a lot of folding and cutting, the chameleon’s bodies were assembled. There was a great math connection with angles, rulers, and academic language such as types of triangles and  vertices.


Students traded their papers to have an assortment of colors anc created the legs, heads, tongues, and all sorts of details!

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On a skateboard:

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A superhero with “laser eyes”:

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With a magnificent mustache:


Ash from Pokemon (check out the hat and Pokeball!):

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Here are a couple of videos that got the kids really pumped up about the project:

Author: artwithmsk

Hello! My name is Ms. Katzin and I am an art teacher at an elementary school near Atlanta, Georgia. Teaching art is my passion and I love what I do!

4 thoughts on “Chemeleons here, there, everywhere!

  1. Oh my! And Oscar has such great taste in music.

  2. Pingback: Paper Chameleon Sculptures | Please Don't Eat the Artwork

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