I recently decided to revisit this project which I first completed with grade 1 students a few years ago. My first post about this project can be viewed here.
I discussed with students the type of simple shapes that could be cut from coloured paper pieces and how to assemble them to create a cat. Students were then free to complete their collage using their choice of papers. Children's depictions of animals are always completely charming and these coloured paper collages are indeed adorable.