Make a Towel Rope Dog Toy
Supplies Needed; Old (clean) hand towels, and scissors
Directions; Cut the towel into 2"+ strips. Take three strips and tie them in t a not at the top, braid the strips and then tie a knot at the bottom. Repeat until you have enough toys for all of your favorite pups.
Pet Photo Frame Decorating
Supplies Needed; Photo frame (we found ours at JoAnn for $1), paint, pompoms, and a photo of your pet.
Paint your frame a solid color and allow to dry. Next, use a second color of paint and pompom to paint paw prints on your frame and allow the paw prints to dry. Finally, add your pets name to the frame. Once everything is dry, add your pets photo to the frame.
Pet Ladybug Lesson Plan
Read, "Ten Little Ladybugs" By Melanie Gerth
Make your own Ladybug House for your Ladybug Pets
Supplies Needed; Small wooden bird house (we purchased them at JoAnn for $1 each), red and black paint.
Paint your house red, and add black spots. Allow to dry.
Pet Critters and Critter Homes
Directions to make Pet Critters
Supplies Needed; Pompoms, glue and wiggly eyes.
Glue wiggly eyes to critters. Consider using other art supplies to create clothing or attributes to your critters.
Directions to make Critter Homes
Supplies Needed; Toilet paper roll, cupcake wrappers, glue, and paints.
Cut a small door shape at the bottom of your toilet paper roll. Paint your toilet paper roll house, and allow to dry. Once dry glue cupcake wrapper to the top of the house, to create a roof.
Pine Cone Bird Feeder
Be ready to attract some unexpected guests. We were hoping for some birds, and got this little guy. Sometimes the unexpected results are the cutest results.
Gold Fish Counting
Supplies needed; Print out of template (below) and Gold Fish crackers.
Assist children in counting out gold fish crackers to the amount listed on each fish bowl.
Design Your Own Fish Tank
Supplies Needed; Print out of template (below), water colors, goldfish crackers, and glue.
Assist children in decorating their fish bowl, and allow to dry. Have children select a few gold fish crackers to glue inside their fish bowl.
National Pet Week is May 4th -10th for 2014