Thursday, November 8, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012 Books and Craft

Books for you to enjoy:
For younger children- The First Thanksgiving by Sarah Treu
                                  Thanksgiving Is... by Gail Gibbons
                                   My First Thanksgiving by Tomie dePaola
                                   Pilgrims by Mary pope Osborne (non-fiction)

For older children- Thanks You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving by Laurie     Halse Anderson
                             Squanto's Journey by Joseph Bruchac
                             1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving by Catherine O'Neill Grace

Craft- Coffee Filter Turkey:
Supplies- coffee filter
card stock or construction paper in brown and yellow
wiggle eyes (optional)
First, lay one coffee filter flat. See first photo
Second, color the center and edges randomly with water based markers. Photo 2
Third, fold into a pie shape. Photo 3
Fourth, dip the point and edge into water
Fifth, wait until the water has absorbed into the entire filter, mixing the colors.
Sixth, after the filter has completely dried, draw shape of a turkey head and body, legs and beak from construction paper and use glue to adhere. Eyes can be draw and added or use wiggle eyes. Photo 4

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