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Book making is a great art technique for stories with multiple scenes that you want to sequence and remember and also for lesson where you are listing things (such as blessings in this art lesson). 

A fun technique is explosion books (also called caterpillar books, folded squash books, and accordion books). 

They are made from squares of paper (4" squares will give you 2" squares and triangles for the panels/pages in the book). 

The squares are folded and then glued together. The students then flatten out the folded book and decorate it -- with paint, markers, whatever, or by gluing smaller squares or photos onto the "pages."

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