Category archives: Activities by Theme

P is for parrot1

This week my class has been talking about the letter P. I started with a sturdy paper towel roll and covered it with a rectangle of construction paper (use whatever color you like). That's the body.  Then I cut out two wings and glued feathers to the wings.  Then I glued the wings to the body to ..

 

Peacocks0

We have been talking about the zoo, so when I saw the feathers I knew exactly what we needed to make.  In my classroom we prefaced the activity by talking about peacocks.  We looked at many pictures of peacocks and talked about how they had many feathers. Supplies * Paper Plate (could use big ..

 

 

All About Me0

Our supplies arrived while we were working at an "all about me" project. The feathers were so nice that the girls couldn't stop adding them on top of their hair, while the foam pieces became a dress one time and a bat-man another. The boys worked on the foam shapes for the longest time and enjoyed t ..

 

 

Colorful Crow Puppets1

The past couple of weeks, we've been discussing fall. This particular week, we talked about scarecrows and crows. Our color of the week was black, hence the discussion about crows. The children wanted to know why we don't see crows that are other colors. After reading "The Falling Leaves and the Sca ..

 

Textured kites1

The children had a blast with these colorful feathers. We figured since we live in such a windy place, we would make the kites textured with feathers. The kids learned the colors of the feathers and they glued them on the kites. We put the strings on and had them color the tails. They loved the soft ..

 

 

'A'dorable Letter A's1

A perfect project for introducing the letter A! Gather materials as show. Glue popsicle sticks together. Cut center stick to fit in the middle. Glue in place. Glue feather to top of letter A. Glue eyes to base of feather. Bend paper clips as shown. Glue to bottom portion on sticks. Adjust to make A ..