Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Now I Know My ABC’s ~ s is for squirrel

It's time for some fun alphabet crafts!! We hope you enjoy these! If you are new, you can visit our ABC webpage to find links to any other letters we have done, letters (with books listed) coming up, as well as all the fun crafty letters we have been working on. Be sure to check it out!

 The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri

The Busy Little SquirrelThe Busy Little SquirrelThe Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri

Summary: Squirrel needs to get ready for winter!! Follow along as he collects nuts and berries and prepares for the season ahead.


What You’ll Need:

  • light and brown foam sheet
  • wiggly eye
  • black sharpie
  • scissors
  • glue/tape


How to Make the ‘s’ squirrel:

  1. Cut the lowercase ‘s’ from a 2” x 2” piece of dark brown foam.
  2. Cut the body of the squirrel out of light brown foam. Use the sharpie to draw a nose and legs on the squirrel. You can also use this scan to trace a body.
  3. Cut an acorn out of light brown foam and a top for the acorn out of the dark brown foam.
  4. Glue/tape the tail onto the squirrel.
  5. Glue/tape the acorn together and glue it in the squirrel’s paws.
  6. Add a wiggly eye.


Stefanie said...

LOL Brilliant!

Anonymous said...

This is so cute. Thanks for showing me how to put it together.

kewkew said...

S is our letter this week and we are reading this book which I was introduced to at our library story time a week and a half ago. I planned on doing just this, but didn't have a good pattern to copy. Thanks for sharing. I love these abc crafts