Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Little Gorilla Craft

 
Letter G was the letter of the week, and we read Little Gorilla by Ruth Bornstein. This is a cute book about a little gorilla who is loved by everyone in the jungle, but when he starts to grow big, he isn’t sure if everyone will still love him.

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We made a craft to show Little Gorilla growing up.

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Supplies:
washable brown paint
brown yarn
gorilla face printable
banner paper or white cardstock
glue
piece of colored cardstock or craft foam

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First get your student’s foot full of brown paint. I covered the bottom of a plastic shoe-box with paint and had my daughters step in it and then step onto banner paper.

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Next, cut out the footprint after the paint has dried. I had three of my children do this craft so that we could have 3 different sized gorillas.

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After the footprint is cut-out, adhere onto colored cardstock or craft foam. Cut small pieces of brown yarn and glue onto the top of the foot.

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Print and cut out the gorilla face and ears and glue onto the top of the foot.

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Here is Little Gorilla growing up!

Check out what else we did for letter Gg week over at Totally Tots.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Lori said...

That is super cute!

Lori
http://la-lashomedaycare.blogspot.com/

March 30, 2011 at 11:16 AM  
Blogger JDaniel4's Mom said...

The gorilla is super cute! The book looks fun too.

Thanks for linking to Read.Explore.Learn. Have great weekend!

April 1, 2011 at 7:54 AM  

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