Friday, September 11, 2009

Nursery Rhyme: apple

After the fiasco of last week I decided to step back and go for super simple. It may not be quite as satisfying to me, but this way the kids and I aren't butting heads.

Way Up High in the Apple Tree

This one is super duper easy.

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1. Cut out the poem first and glue it to the top of your page. I'm working on the kids noticing that book pages go in a certain order, and they should glue the next poem on the next page. They didn't care. They just glued it down randomly. So, we'll have a blank page or two, and that's okay.

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2. Color the tree and it's leaves. Of course the more color you put on the tree the better? Right...... Okay, so that's my kid's belief. Notice Superman actually did a pretty good job keeping in the lines.

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3. Now cut out the tree and the leaves, and glue them together.

4. Now for the fun part. Get a small bit of red paint. Stick your finger in it, and put 3 dots on the tree for the three apples.

Super cute, and super easy. Of course I had to do Superman's apples, because he's on a whole don't touch the paint kick, but aside from that, it went well.

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