Thursday, June 23, 2011

stART ~ The Very Best Daddy of All

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 somewhere in your post by either adding my button or a text link, so that others can see all the other great projects that everyone shares too! The linky will be open all week.  Be sure to stop by and visit the different links…every week there are so many different and fun book and craft ideas!

Check out the  stART tab in my navigation bar where you can find our past stART projects.  All the books that we have read and did a stART project for are listed in alphabetical order.

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We had a great time celebrating Father’s Day this week.  I got The Very Best Daddy of All , by Marion Dane Bauer for Emily to give to Daddy for his second Father’s Day.  This is a sweet story that tells how different animal daddies are special to their children.

After reading this book we made Daddy a special Father’s Day Card since we think he is the Very Best Daddy of All!!  I saw the idea for this card on Thrifty Fun and knew it would be the perfect card for Emily to make this year.

IMG_8389To make the card I folded a piece of green construction paper in half and then cut out a heart shape.  From the scraps I cut out 2 shapes for the collar and one for the pocket.  I also cut a tie shape out of a piece of white paper.

Emily colored in the tie however she wanted.  While I was getting the stuff together Emily finished coloring the tie so I didn’t get a chance to get any pictures.

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She added a special message under her tie for Daddy.  She did this all by herself before it was glued on.  I was so excited that the letters were the right direction when you flipped the tie up!  I had planned on gluing the whole tie down, but I actually like this idea much better :0)

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Inside I wrote the Message to Daddy and Emily helped write “To Daddy and Love”

Somehow her name ended up on the top instead of under the Love, but Daddy still understood who it was from!

2 comments:

LitLass said...

That is so cute!

Charlene said...

that card is absolutely adorable!

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