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Hippopotamus Crafts and Learning Activities

Hippo Crafts and Educational Activities for Children

 

Paper Plate Hippo, Science and Writing Activity

Hippo Craft and Learning Activity - Science, Art and Writing

 

What you will need: Snack-sized Paper Plate, Dinner-sized Paper Plate, Card Stock (Heavy Paper, Printer Paper, Pink Paper, Paint and Paint Brushes, Scissors, Glue, Stapler, Googly Eyes

 

How to Make the Hippopotamus Paper Plate Craft:

Paper Plate Hippo Craft and Learning Activity - Science, Math and writing

1. Print out the pattern and use them as templates to cut shapes from paper plates and card stock.

Member's Hippo Paper Plate Craft

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2. Cut the upper and lower muzzle from lunch-sized paper plates and glue the top muzzle to the bottom muzzle.

3. Glue the muzzle to another lunch-sized paper plate.

4. To make the body place two dinner-sized paper plates together and cut off one-inch from one side to make them flat. Place the two paper plates together top-to-top and glue them together.

5. Glue the head to the body and then glue on the ears.

6. Cut legs from card stock and paint them.

7. Paint the hippo and let it dry.

8. Cut out a tongue shape from pink paper and glue it inside the mouth. Glue on the legs.

9. Print out the Hippopotamus Book Pages, cut them apart, and assemble them. For directions on how to assemble the books go to the instructions page.

10. Have your children research hippopotamuses and write fun facts on the pages of their books. Tape the books inside the hippo's mouth.

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How Far Can a Hippo Open Its Mouth? Math Activity Sheet

Hippo Art, Math and Science Activity from www.daniellesplace.com

Children discover what it looks like for a hippo to open its mouth 150° using a protractor.

What you will need:

Paper

Colored Pencils or Markers

Brass Fasteners

Protractor to Measure Angles

Hole Punch

 

What to Do:

1. Print out the patterns.

Member's Hippo Math Activity Pattern

Instand Digital Download - $2.00 - Instant Download Hippo Measuring Angles Math Activity

2. Cut the upper and lower muzzle from lunch-sized paper plates and glue the top muzzle to the bottom muzzle.

3. Have your students color the body parts and then cut them out.

4. Attach the upper and lower jaws to the head with a brass fastener and then attach the head to the body pattern.

5. Tell your students to move the hippo's jaws to what they think is 150° then give them a protractor to discover how close they were.

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