Also See Winter
Paper Bag Owl
added 9-30-98 Original
bag, constructions paper, crayons, newspaper, and twigs
Then we made an owl out of a paper bag. You cut an upside down U in
the open end of the bag to leave 2 feet. You add 2 pointed ears, a
diamond mouth and two eyes. Have the children
color lines for his hair and add two black
claws. Stuff the bag with some newspaper. That day we went on a
walk and we each looked for a twig. We used that twig to perch the
owl on. Just put the twig near the bottom
of the owl and staple the bag together.
Paper Plate Owl
added 9-30-98 Original
plates (the kind with the ridged edges), circles of orange
construction paper for eyes, V-shaped pieces of orange construction paper for
bills and claws, a magic marker, brown tempera paint, and glue.
the magic marker, draw cutting lines on each paper plate at 10, 2, 5
and 7 O'clock, and along the inner edge of
the ridges (these will be the wings). Have
the children cut their plates on the lines, then have them paint the
pieces of the paper plate with brown tempera
paint and let dry. Staple the owl's wings to
the bodies for the children (or use brads for more moveable
wings). Have the children glue the eyes, beaks and claws onto their
9-30-98 Original Author
paint and a paint roller
a potato into paw prints. Use potato like a stamp. If you use
the footpads you need to roll the paint on with little paint rollers.
11-7-99 Original Author Unknown
pattern, brad, shredded wheat, glue, and crayons
Find a cute squirrel with an attached tail (brad) . The bigger the
better. Give the kids a square of shredded wheat and let them crumble
it all up to shreds (they love this part) and then they can glue this
to the busy tail. or all over whatever they want. My kids can cut out
the squirrel but little ones may need the squirrel already cut.
Soft Squirrel added
by: Rita Neve
of a squirrel, dryer lint, glue
Children glue the lint onto the squirrel for a soft gray squirrel.
Forest Collages added
11-6-01 Original Author Unknown
cones, pine needles, leaves, small rocks, dirt, glue, paper or cardboard
Collect pine cones, pine needles, leaves, small rocks and
even a little dirt. Let the children paste them to a piece of cardboard cut in
the shape of a pine tree for a forest collage. Add small animals that live in
your trees that are cut out of cardboard.