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Puppy Puppets

For our first day of our animal theme we focused largely on dogs.  Most activities of the original week plan were focused around dogs.

I copied the outline of the original by hand for the puppets so the kids could decorate their own dogs. Printing it out would have made the dog black and grey and more difficult to see the color on top of the grey or black.


You can see the outline in the picture above, as well as Little Dragon enjoying a snack between coloring. 

All Dragons enjoyed decorating their dogs.  It was nice, calm and quiet.  They talked of different breeds of dogs while they colored and new breeds they were creating.  


Materials: 
  • lunch bag
  • puppet printout or drawn
  • scissors
  • glue
  • googly eyes
  • pom pom for the nose (optional)
When the coloring was finished The Dragons cut out the head, ears, and tongue and glued them onto their brown bags. 



Doll Dragon added feet and a body to here bag once the head was attached. So much detail! 


Once they were finished they played dogs.  Of course there was barking and puppets in the face licking *shakes head*.  Then each Dragon found a special bed for their dog and took care of them for the rest of the day. :)

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