with students about balance. Discuss formal balance/symmetry with
them. Have students give examples of thaings that have symmetry
(face, butterflies, etc.). Discuss how to make a symmetrical pattern.
Show examples of symmetrical patterns
about kaleidoscopes with students and ask them if they have every
looked in one. Telll students that kaleidoscopes have symmetrical
will use a ruler on an 8 by 8 piece of sulfite paper to create
a symmetrical pattern.
using 2 different colors of construction paper, the students will
cut the paper to fit the pattern. Then they will glue the sahpes
on to the sulfite paper. Be sure that the colors alternate or
the symmetrical pattern will be lost.