Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Giraffe Sock Puppet!

Giraffe Sock Puppets

Day 2 of our week - Our theme this week is safari/zoo!! The letter of the week is D,d and the number of the week is 7.

Project - Giraffe Sock Puppet. I found the idea for this project on the website http://www.craftjr.com/recycled-crafts-giraffe-sock-puppet The sock puppet goes with our safari/zoo theme this week. All of the directions along with pictures are on the website. It is a very simple project - and fun!! Connor and Lauren "spotted" the socks with brown paint. After the paint was dry they glued on the googly eyes and I helped glue the ears and horns on the sock. Materials Needed- an old tan dress sock, 2 brown pom poms, brown pipe cleaner, googly eyes, scissors, brown and black paint, paint brush and a hot glue gun.

Connor and Lauren's Sock Puppet's

Other websites for the zoo/safari theme: http://pre-kpages.com/zoo.html and www.prekinders.com/safariunit.htm

Learning Activities-I have been using the workbook Everything for Early Learning Preschool workbook. (I purchased it at Wal-Mart)
Today's Activities:
1. The letter D,d - writing and recognition
2. The number 7 - one-to-one correspondence, following directions
3. Shape review - patterns, recognition
4. The concepts shortest and one-to-one matching - recognition, following directions

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