Thursday, December 3, 2009

Once Upon a Book ~ A Star for Jesus


by Crystal Bowman

Summary: A little girl looks into the sky at a bright Christmas star, and thinks about the first Christmas in this beautiful book die cut into the shape of a star.

Daily Activities

{click on the craft title for full directions}

Supplies needed: salt, flour, water, star cookie cutter, paint, clothespins, posterboard, cinnamon, sugar and tortillas.

Dec 7: Salt Dough Stars

Dec 8: Clothespin Star game

Make a poster board star and have you LO clip a clothespin on each point.

Dec 9: Count the Star

Make a poster board star. Have your LO count the points and write the number and also the number word in the center of the star.

Dec 10: I'm a Star Ornament

Make a poster board star. Have your LO decorate it and put their picture in the middle of the star.

Dec 11: Cinnamon and Sugar Stars

Use a cookie cutter to cut out stars then follow the directions to make cinnamon sugar stars.

Bible Memory

December’s Bible Verse: “For there is born to you this day in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11

This weeks part for LO's to memorize: ‘for there is born to you this day in the city of David’

Song Time

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Christmas

Sung to: "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"

Twinkle, twinkle little star

How I wonder what you are.

Up above the manger so high,

Like a diamond in the sky.

Guiding the wisemen on their way,

To where Baby Jesus lay.

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! For the December activity schedule, please click here.

1 comment:

Michelle said...

Great activities, I love this book and actually used it this week for our stART project!!!