*We saw a bear, a cat, a skull, and an alligator! What did you see?
Directions: Fold cupcake liners in half and glue onto paper. Cut a chenille stem in half and form into an umbrella handle and glue inside cupcake liner. Use fingers dipped into blue paint to create raindrops on and around umbrellas.
Directions: Fill bottle with toothpicks and skewers. Leave about an inch of space near the top of bottle. Using funnel pour in about an inch or so of grains. Twist lid on. Shake or turn bottom upside and listen to the sound the grains make as they fall. Through trial and error add more grains or sticks to reach the desired rain sound. Once desired rain sound is reached hot glue the lid onto the bottle.
Read "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" by Judi Barrett
Make your own Plate of Meatballs
Supplies Needed; Paper plate, scraps of paper, pompoms, glue, and scissors
Give children scraps of paper, scissors and pompoms and ask them to use their creativity to create their own plate of meatballs.
Supplies Needed; Baking cups, pipe cleaners, glue, blue construction paper, blue paint, and scissors
Cut pipe cleaners in half. Stick pipe cleaner through the center of the baking cup. Fold the baking cup at the center to create a half circle, and glue it to your paper. Repeat as many times as desired. Finally paint rain drops on you paper and allow to dry.
Create Your Own Cloud Craft
Give the children cotton balls and assist them in creating and labeling their clouds. We used blue construction paper to accentuate our clouds.