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Inspirited by 'Elmer', by David McKee Students created their own piece of patchwork paper by cutting and gluing coloured squares of tissue paper to a white sheet of paper. Once completed and dry, we looked at the basic shapes required to draw Elmer and drew our elephants on the back of the patchwork papers. Students then cut out the elephants and glued them to blue card, adding an ear cut from scrap paper and a tiny googly eye to finish.

Virtual Book Club for Kids: The Very Quiet Cricket

{The Very Quiet Cricket} ~ Fun learning opportunity. Your local pet store is a great place to purchase crickets.

Crayon Play Dough Harold and the Purple Crayon Activity

Harold and the Purple Crayon activity with purple play dough- make play dough using real crayons for a silky smooth texture and a bright, bold color. [Sugar Aunts]

Word Building Activity Travel Kit

This word building activity travel kit is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers for road trips and long car rides and you can customize it with sight words, color words, word families, or whatever your child is currently learning. Great for a summer learning activity.

Make an easy and inexpensive bracelet using drinking straws. This craft is perfect for a classroom or community event. It is easy to set up, clean-up, and is fun for a wide age range.