Thursday, November 12, 2009

stART ~ The Turkey Ball

A Story + Art = A Great stART!
Welcome to stART! I hope that you will enjoy our book and art project and maybe even share your own too! For an explanation of stART click here.


This week we read The Turkey Ball, by David Steinberg. This is a cute rhyming story about a group of turkeys who spend the night dancing.

As we were reading this book I thought it would be fun for Emily to dress up a turkey for the ball. I tried to find a cute picture of a turkey on the internet, however non of them seemed to work for what I had in mind. Then I saw a picture of a toilet paper tube turkey and new we had to try it out!


Emily painted the toilet paper towel tube with brown paint.


Next, she glued on the face and some wiggly eyes.


Then, she glued on some feathers. This was her favorite part!


Finally, she decorated the turkey for the ball with some sequins and glitter glue.


Emily’s finished turkey is all ready for the Turkey Ball!


Madonna said...

We have been reading that book also. My son loves to go "gobble, gobble" now. The turkey turned out very cute.

sbswtp said...

it came out great:) i love juliette in the background:)

Natalie PlanetSmarty said...

Very cute turkey and very open-ended too. Emily did great.

Izzie, Mac & Me said...

Very cute! I'll have to add this to my list of craft projects for Thanksgiving!

Jeanette said...

Fancy! I like the sequins. :-)

An Almost Unschooling Mom said...

Hmm...I've never thought about dressing up a turkey before - cute:)

Debbie said...

This is so cute! I am going to have to check this book out.

The girl who painted trees said...

That's the cutest turkey I ever saw!

Jenny said...

That is so cute. We'll have to find that book.

Bobbi & Noe said...

I've never seen this book thanks so much for the recommendation!!!!

Rebecca said...

Too cute!!

Brimful Curiosities said...

With the sequins and glitter, surely that Turkey will stand out at the ball!


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