dancing skeletons

The toe bone's connected to the foot bone.
The foot bone's connected to the ankle bone.
The ankle bone's connected to the leg bone.
These bone's are gonna rise again.

We don't have our anatomy quite right.  But we're okay with that.  

Because our skeletons have personality

This skelton activity is soooo easy to set up.

All you need is Q-tips.  The cheap kind.

Bits of paper for skulls.  

Glue and black paper.  

And creativity.  The kids brought that!

This project can be a bit abstract for some of my k-kids, so we do it with our big buddies.  

And the creativity just flows...

Awesome elbow moves.  And correct number of digits on 3 of 4 appendages.

Slightly restrained dancing style - but he has a spine.  

"Ms Sandi. Can our skeleton have a top hat and cane?"

This one would totally fail anatomy class, but it does have look like it has rhythm. 

Looking for more skeleton fun and learning?

Skeleton Hiccups is a fun read and paper chain dancing skeletons really can dance!

Bones by Steve Jenkins is an intriguing and inviting book about our - and other creatures' -   bones. 

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  1. hahahaha!! I like that one with Rhythm!!

    1. Thanks Rhythm. We like them too - especially getting together with our big buddies to be creative.

  2. What a cute Halloween craft! Thanks for linking up at the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! We hope you stop by again next week!

  3. My neighbour did these and they look fabulous. Yours do, too!

  4. Hi Sandi! The dancing skeletons are great! The creativity really showed in this project. I especially liked the skeleton with the top hat and cane. It is great that you encourage free-flowing imagination in your class. I can only hope I will be as encouraging as you are when it comes to my students projects. It also seems that your classroom is a very warm and inviting environment to learn and grow as a student. Thanks for the glimpse into your classroom.


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