Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Árbol de Halloween (Halloween Tree)

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This last weekend I was lucky enough to spend some time with my favorite little girl in the world, my niece. As usual, Tia (as she calls me) had some fun activities planned. One afternoon while M was napping, we made Halloween trees. This activity gave the kids a lot of tracing practice. First, the kids traced my hand and forearm to make the tree. Then they traced a cup to make the moon and I traced their hands to make the ghost. After we cut them out and glued them to a piece of black paper, my niece wanted to add more so she made a pumpkin and I made an owl. She was very happy with the results. D's picture is last. He decided to make 2 moons, a scary faced ghost, and run away before I could take his picture. Boys and girls are SOOOO different.





7 comments:

  1. I LOVE THAT! So creative an I love how you used different colors of construction paper for texture!

    PS thanks for the tip! Great idea!

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  2. Oh my gosh! I LOVE this! I am going to have to try this next week! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. We're definitely going to do this one next week, too. Thanks!

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  4. I put a link in my blog to this post, I hope that's ok! :-)

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  5. How fun! Definitely going to do this one next year :)

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