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Cut Paper Shape Owls ...love them

Construction Paper Owls

For second grade art today, we made owls using different sizes of pre-cut squares. I showed them how to cut a triangle out of a square by tilting their scissors from the bottom corners and cutting to the top of the square. This was a VERY difficult task for 2nd graders, so I had to draw the diagram on the board so they could use a crayon to draw the lines and then cut out the triangles. We started with one triangle pointing up at the bottom and overlapping each row of triangles as we added…

The Educators' Spin On It: Gruffalo Themed Shape Animals Inspired by Author Julia Donaldson

Gruffalo Themed Shape Animals Inspired by Author Julia Donaldson

Using playful shapes explore the Gruffalo characters in the popular children's book created by Julia Donaldson by making Gruffalo Themed Shape Animals.

Gruffalo Small World play from Rachel (",)

The Gruffalo! - Stimulating Learning

A few activities linked with the story, 'The Gruffalo', for the Early Years classroom - from Rachel (",)

Toddler Approved!: The Gruffalo {Julia Donaldson Virtual Book Club for Kids Blog Hop}

The Gruffalo {Julia Donaldson Virtual Book Club for Kids Blog Hop} - Toddler Approved

This month we are spotlighting books by Julia Donaldson for our Virtual Book Club for Kids. Julia has written so many excellent children's books that we had a hard time deciding which one to share with you for today's post. Since she is a new-to-us author, we decided to jump in and start with one ofContinue Reading

mousehouse: DIY shadow puppet theatre

DIY shadow puppet theatre

I saw a great idea on the Seedling Facebook page a couple of weeks ago- making a shadow puppet theatre. They were running some workshops ...

Create with your hands: Gruffalo Play Dough

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The Gruffalo goes in and out of favour in our house (apparently the Gruffalo is sometimes too scary to read!) But I love this fantastic story and as it's currently in favour we had a go at The Imagination Tree's Gruffalo Play Dough with some chocolate play dough (recipe also from The Imagination Tree) We read the story all together and then Little Chick set about looking through the book and looking at the pictures describing the Gruffalo. We then raided the cupboards for things that we…

The Gruffalo Flashcards - Flashcards/posters of what the gruffalo looks like.

The Gruffalo.

The Gruffalo Flashcards - Flashcards/posters of what the gruffalo looks like.

One of the signs I painted for our Gruffalo hunt <3

One of the signs I painted for our Gruffalo hunt <3

Mama Pea Pod plays pin the parts on the Gruffalo with this large, felt Gruffalo (",)

Mama Pea Pod

Simple, creative play ideas, crafts and activities for toddlers, preschoolers, babies, and mamas! Come play, create, and get outdoors!

Make Gruffalo Tracks (",)

Gruffalo Tracks and Gruffalo Product Review - Toddler Approved

This post is sponsored by The Gruffalo. This month we are spotlighting books by Julia Donaldson as part of our Virtual Book Club for Kids! We have spent the week creating and playing while we've been reading The Gruffalo. While watching The Gruffalo's Child we got an idea to make our own Gruffalo tracks. We grabbedContinue Reading