Skip to main content

Glow Valentine

There has been more awareness about food allergies the last few years in schools and on Facebook. 


Class parties are trying to keep food allergies in mind by doing activities not based around treats. 

I think it is great so many people are trying to be sensitive to all kid needs and not leaving a child out due to allergies. 

This year I kept this in mind when planning the dragons Valentine's. 
I am all for involving everyone but I am also all for keeping things cheap. 

My dragons love glow sticks so when I found this idea on Pintrest it was an easy pick. 

Materials 

  • Glow sticks (I found them 5 for a dollar at Walmart) 
  • Valentine heart template
  • Hole punch (I only have a three hole punch but either works) 
  • scissors 









I created a Valentine Heart Template for the dragons to cut out and write their names on. 
While they cut I opened all of the glow stick packages. 

Once they finished cutting I put two holes in each heart depending on where they wanted to put their names.  





After they were cut and punched we put the glow sticks through the holes and they were ready to go! 


              Thanks for checking out my blog! I love reading your                                  comments and feel free share! 








Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Teeth Craft

This craft went with our meat eater unit you can see here

I was having a difficult time thinking of activities for meat eaters.  I didn't want the sole focus to be on dinosaurs because carnivores and herbivores is a way to categorize many animals today. But everything I was running into was dinosaur related. 
Finally I found this craft! 
Materials: 

paper template of a carnivore and herbivore (I drew a hippo and t-rex head outline) page of teethscissorsgluemarkers







Little Dragon cut out the heads and then the mouth pieces. 
Then he cut out the teeth and glued them inside the mouth
To finish it he drew eyes on the head and a tongue on the inside of the mouth. 

Little Dragon was very excited to see the finished animals and open their mouths to look at their teeth.

















We wrote what the animal was on the inside


This was a fun easy craft that helps identify the difference in the teeth between carnivore and herbivore.  It is a visual reference that can be used again and again.  It can also be used for…

Paint Squirt Gun Fight

I was waiting for the perfect opportunity to do this activity ever since I saw a post about painting with squirt guns.

Paint squirt gun fight!  And it was AMAZING! 
I first bought an 8 pack of large boys white t-shirts.  I wanted the shirts to fit all of the kids and I wanted them to be able to save the shirts for the future. The 8 pack was perfect.
I filled the water guns up with paint and a pinch of water.  Each gun had a different color so we could determine a 'winner'. 
I squirted each 'player' with their color first.  So they knew their color and to demonstrate where to aim. 


Talking about the aim was very important.  All of the kids involved were 4 and above.  Aim had to be in the tummy or the back.  No faces, bottoms, heads/hair, or legs. We didn't want paint in eyes, noses, or mouths. The other places would be more difficult to clean and giving two aiming places was simple.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������…

Elephant Faces

Elephant Faces (masks)
We used: 


Three paper platesPaint or markersPaint brushesStaplerScissorsYarnFirst paint the bottom of the paper plate.  While the kids painted I cut the other paper plate in half for the ears. Using the third plate I cut out the textured part of the plate to make the trunks.  
Paint (or color) the rest of the pieces. 
Staple them together to make an elephant.
Cut out small holes for eyes and small holes behind the ears to attach the yarn.

Now that the lesson is over I have the masks hanging in the playroom.  They make a neat decoration.