Thursday, January 28, 2010

stART ~ The Three Little Kittens

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Welcome to stART! I hope that you will enjoy our story and art project and maybe even share your own too! The linky will be open all week.

The Three Little Kittens

This week we read The Three Little Kittens, retold by Margaret Barton. This is a book that is based on the classic nursery rhyme. Emily enjoyed the fuzzy pages while we read the story.

I was very excited when I found this book because we just did the cutest project at Mommy and Me based on the nursery rhyme The Three Little Kittens. This book went along with the puppet we made perfectly!

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To make the puppet the teacher had all of the pieces cut out and ready at the craft table.

  • Emily had to glue 2 gray circles together (a small one for the head and a large one for the body).
  • Next, she glued on the ears, nose and mouth.
  • Then, she put on the eyes, which are green dot stickers with a back circle colored in the middle.
  • Emily drew on the whiskers with a marker.
  • Finally, I helped her thread the white yarn through the holes that were punched out in the body of the cat and also through the mittens (she got to pick which color she wanted for her mittens, no surprise that she picked GREEN!!). The yarn goes around the back of the cat to connect the two mittens.

When you pull the yarn it makes the mittens go close to the cat’s body.

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Emily’s Kitten found her mittens!!!



18 comments:

Susana said...

This book is one of Joe's favorites.

Emily's little cat and mittens are adorable!!

Izzie, Mac & Me said...

How adorable! Very cute and creative idea!

Elise said...

This is such a sweet puppet and how lovely that you can use it when you read this book.

I'm off to link our activity that we did this week.

Desiree said...

I love that she likes green, so does my preschooler. Such a cute puppet!

artsy_momma said...

Cute Puppet!

joyceandnorm said...

Great idea!! I found you from Tot School, and I see our girls are around the same age. Once upon a time I was a Pre-K teacher, and I've found that teaching 30 kids is easier than caring for 2 kids.

denise said...

ooh so cute! i love your stARTs and hope to get involved myself soon...

Mama to 3 Blessings said...

Very cute! I love this book - it's a classic! The crafit is adorable! :)

gidgetandfroggi\'s mommy said...

That is so Cute!!!

Christy said...

So cute! I'm thinking of doing a week of nursery rhymes so we'll have to do this.

An Almost Unschooling Mom said...

That's an interesting little puppet - how great to find a book to go along with it.

Ticia said...

That turned out super cute. When we did 3 Little Kittens last year we had to go out and buy mittens to be able to act it out.

Wonder Mom said...

Oh man! We just talked about the letter "c" this week- I know this about Kittens, but what a F-U-N activity this would have been- will bookmark this for next year! I so adore how the mittens move!

Che Birba said...

Hi, I'm Laura from Italy! I have a blog and I'd wrote a post where is cited also your blog:

http://chebirba.blogspot.com/2010/01/i-blog-delle-mamme-dallestero.html

I'd like to invite you to visite my italian blog (on the column on righ there is the link for transalte my blog in numerous languages), bye bye Laura!

April said...

Such a cute craft (as always)! My daughter loves The Three Little Kittens! She has the book and I got a cd from the Dollar Tree that has the song on it. She loves singing "meow, meow"!

Raising a Happy Child said...

I really love this project - so cute. The book sounds like fun too - perhaps we will see if our library has it. Kitten's eyes look perfect!

Jenny said...

So cute! I'll have to show Abby this kitty!

Amy said...

I made a template for this project. Do you mind if I post it on my blog if I credit you for the idea? Thanks for the cute project post!

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