Insect Triorama Project


Pearl Prep – 2nd Grade – Mrs. Bolinger

Create a triorama that:

  • Shows the assigned insect or spider
  • Shows the bug in its habitat or environment


Definition: A scene constructed in three dimensions.

Trade Secrets:

  • Make the triorama first using colored poster board and directions attached. (Parent assembled)
  • Child should put together the inside of the triorama with support and suggestions of parent.
  • Plan your scene.
  • Make your insect the focus of attention.
  • Put the pieces together first, before you glue.
  • Use scraps of fabric to add color and interest.
  • Build your own trees by finding twigs and branches.
  • Use Model Magic, stickers, pictures or silk plants.
  • Paint the small pieces before arranging them in the triorama.

Triorama directions and rubric


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