Day: July 26, 2019

Back to school crafts

My first day of school I stepped in...

On the first day of school trace the students shoe prints on a piece of white paper or get butcher paper to trace a table of shoe prints.

At the top of the paper write, “My first day of school I stepped in (or on) ______.


my handprint fish

Let students trace their hands to make a fish for their name plates.


stain glass name

Give students, a white sheet of paper and have them write their names in block style.

Color the names or draw pictures inside the letters to color.

Make a stain glass  window around the name with a black sharpie.

Snake name print

Spinning ME



Lion Button Pin craft-Song-Children’s Book Review

Hope the book

Hope by Matthew Cordell is a children’s book about hope of course! The author has written that wherever you are there is hope. A good book to read to children with possibilities and an uplifting message of wisdom and guidance. Lions are the main characters in the book.

Lion and cub

Little Guy

By Vicky Manning

Tune of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star


God made you wonderfully.

You are just who you should be.

Look up and dream away

You will find your place one day.

God loves you so do I

I wish you well little guy.




Doll hair or rope cord



Low heat hot glue gun



Lion button pin

Solo Sock Puppet Craft, Song, Children’s book Theme

Little Sock

Little Sock by Kia Heise & Christopher D. Park has written a story about a sock who wants to leave the sock drawer and see Sock City. The illustrations are colorful and cute as they take a little sock on his nightly visit.

Three Socks


By Vicky Manning

(Tune of – I’m a little teapot)

I’m a little sock black and white

In goes your foot left then right.

I keep your feet warm and cozy.

Just your feet inside of me.



1 sock

1 solo cup

Wiggle eyes

Sticky Foam sheet (Red) or Red Button

1 button

Solo Cup Sock Puppet