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Build a Skeleton Template

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Years: 1 - 6

Learn about bones and the skeleton with this build a skeleton template.

🦴 Build a Moving Skeleton with Paper 

Use this skeleton template and split pins to build a skeleton when learning about the human body or having some fun during Halloween

It’s best if this template is printed on a larger piece of card so the students can build the skeleton and hang them in your classroom for the perfect spooky decoration for your Science display board or Halloween celebrations.

Use this template with our Human Skeletal System Worksheet, so students can label the different parts of the skeletal system.

✂️ Give Them the (Safety) Scissors 

This template makes for a bonus cutting skills activity, depending on your students’ ages and abilities. 

With adult supervision, cutting skills help students work multiple muscle groups and their brains, plus:

  • strengthen finger and hand muscles
  • build dexterity and fine motor skills
  • improve hand-eye coordination
  • develop focus and attention.

And all of these skills are necessary to use a pencil and a fork; button a shirt and tie shoes; write, type and swipe.

Scissor skills are brain and muscle skills! 

Download & Print 

Print this template on thick card for added durability!

NEXT: For more Human Body resources for kids check out our collection, or for more spooky Halloween activity ideas, we’ve got you covered!

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