Friday, 11 November 2016

Spiders

I love doing a spider unit with the kids to quell any fears of the 8 legged critters.

We made Eency Weency Spider rain spouts by painting a paper towel tube and attaching a plastic spider.  They really enjoyed using their prop when singing the rhyme.



 The children drew spiders.


We made construction paper spiders with precut bodies.  The children cut strips of paper from the colour of their choice and folded them to create the legs.  They used a black marker to add a face then told me a story about their spider.



Check out my October 2012 posts for more spider fun and free printables!


Scarecrows

We had so much fun with our scarecrow unit!

The children made paper bag scarecrows by stuffing lunch bags with newspaper and cutting strips of paper for the hair.  We added googly eyes, a triangle nose and a hat.  They drew on a smile with marker to complete the cuteness!



We drew scarecrow pictures.



Our favourite song of the week was Dingle Dangle Scarecrow.

When all the cows were sleeping
and the sun had gone to bed,
Up jumped the scarecrow
and this is what he said,

“I’m a dingle dangle scarecrow
with a flippy floppy hat,
I can shake my hands like this
I can shake my feet like that.”

When all the hens were roosting
and the moon behind the cloud
Up jumped the scarecrow
and shouted very loud,

“I’m a dingle dangle scarecrow
with a flippy floppy hat,
I can shake my hands like this
I can shake my feet like that.”

When the dogs were in the kennel
and the doves were in the loft
Up jumped the scarecrow
and whispered very soft,

“I’m a dingle dangle scarecrow
with a flippy floppy hat,
I can shake my hands like this
I can shake my feet like that.”

“I’m a dingle dangle scarecrow
with a flippy floppy hat,
I can shake my hands like this
I can shake my feet like that.”

Check out my posts from September 2012 for more scarecrow fun and free printables.