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construction paper

a heavy groundwood paper in sheets of various sizes and colors for use especially in making posters and cutouts.
Origin of construction paper
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Glue some wooden dowels to green construction paper.
  • Unlike the snowflakes that kindergartners cut from construction paper, artificial snow doesn't have lacy dendrites.
  • Have students glue their maps onto larger pieces of construction paper so that there's a border of several inches around the map.
  • Ask students to draw their habitats on construction paper.
  • They can use socks, construction paper, or other craft materials.
  • Mount these on colored construction paper on a bulletin board, ready for the first day of the lesson.
  • All you need is some construction paper or poster board and markers or crayons.
  • Print these pumpkin and ghost shapes on regular or construction paper and cut off the bottom lines.
  • Fold a piece of construction paper in half and put a shape on it with the bottom along the fold.
  • Children were to produce written instructions to enable the communication partner to complete a construction paper design.

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