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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Once Upon a Book ~ Animal Babies on the Farm...FARM week 2

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Summary: Animal Babies on the Farm shows seven young farm animal- pigs, ducks, cows, horses, chickens, goats, and geese. From the placid presence of a cud-chewing cow to the scratching and pecking of a mother hen, this delightful book provides a perfect introduction for young children to farmyard favorites.

We had a lot of fun reading this book (the whole series is great if you get a chance check them out at your local library)


Paper Plate Farm Animal Mask:

Need:
  • Paper Plate
  • Paint
  • Craft Stick
  • Fun Foam Accessories
  • Googly Eyes
  • Glue and/or Stapler

To Make:

  • Have your LO paint the Paper Plate to be a farm animal we made a Pink Pig (of course she loves PINK). You Could make A Cow, Sheep, Pig, Horse, Chicken, Duck, Cat, Dog any animal that lives on a farm would work. Or if your real adventurous make a whole set
  • you can also print out some farm animal mask here



Sunshine Breakfast:

(you can talk about how eggs come from chickens and how you get up early when the sun is rising to feed the farm animals and get the eggs)

Need:

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Toast cut into strips

To Make:

  • Scramble some eggs
  • Toast up 2 pieces of bread, butter and cut into strips
  • Place your toast into a circle
  • Place the eggs into the center


Are You Listening? (use the Farm Feltboard set to act it out)

Sung to: "Frere Jacques"

Are you listening, are you listening
To the cow, to the cow?
Hear the cow calling,
Hear the cow calling.
Moo, moo, moo;
moo, moo, moo.

Are you listening, are you listening
To the pig, to the pig?
Hear the pig calling,
Hear the pig calling.
Oink,oink,oink;
oink,oink,oink.

Are you listening, are you listening
To the horse, to the horse?
Hear the horse calling,
Hear the horse calling.
Neigh, neigh, neigh;
Neigh,neigh, neigh.

Are you listening,
are you listening To the hen, to the hen?
Hear the hen calling,
Hear the hen calling.
Cluck, cluck, cluck;
cluck, cluck, cluck!

Want to see what's coming next (and books we've done in the past)? Click here to see our Once Upon a Book webpage!

2 comments:

Michelle said...

I know what the twins and I will be doing tomorrow! This is so cute!

Michelle said...

We have and love this book!! Emily would love these projects to go with it. Thanks you for the ideas :0)