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Monday, October 15, 2012

Go Away Big Green Monster! (book and activity)

Go Away, Big Green Monster! is a fun book to read this time of year. It is also very helpful if your child is having fears of something scary being around (like monsters). It helps give the child the idea that she is in control, not the monster.

Here is a fun activity to go along with reading this book.


Your child can make her own monster.

Supplies needed:
  • construction paper
  • paint
  • paper the same color as the paint


Have your child put a blob of paint on the paper--right in the middle. Then have her fold it in half. This will make a shape for the face of the monster. Then have her add pieces of paper for eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and whatever else her monster has. Then she has her own monster to tell to go away!

1 comment:

johnpeterjohn said...

this seems to be very nice work..
cool math 4 kids

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