Welcome to stART! I hope that you will enjoy our story and art project and maybe even share your own too. All I ask is that you link back to A Mommy’s Adventures so that everyone can see all the other great projects that everyone shares too! The linky will be open all week.
I added a stART tab in my navigation bar to make it easier to search for past stART projects. Be sure to check it out!! All the books that we have read and did a stART project for are listed in alphabetical order.
This week we read A Day at the Apple Orchard, by Megan Faulkner and Adam Krawesky. This is a great book that describes a child's trip to an apple orchard. Emily was excited to see all the photographs and to talk about when we went apple picking last year with her little cousin. I loved all the information that this book shared in a fun way. At first I thought that it would be boring for her, but it actually held her attention as we discussed the information I read and things that were going on in the photographs.
After reading this book we made some cute apple sun catchers. All you need is a clear plastic lid, paint brush, watered down glue, green craft foam and a brown pipe cleaner. First, I punched a hole in the top of a clear plastic lid, then Emily glued red tissue paper on to the lid. Once all the glue was dry she threaded a brown pipe cleaner through the hole in the lid and a green leaf that I cut out of craft foam. To finish it she twisted the pipe cleaner together to make it look like a stem.
Emily was very proud of her finished sun catcher!!