Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Reptile Craft Project, Books, and Word Search Puzzle

Kids usually love learning about ANIMALS! In this craft activity the kids can PAINT a REPTILE on a T-Shirt and/or Tote Bag. As the paint is drying they can read some cool books about reptiles!





Materials
  • T-shirt and/or tote bag
  • stencil (lizard or other reptile)
  • fabric paint
  • paint brush or sponge brush
  • cardboard 



    Directions
    • Place a piece of cardboard inside the T-shirt or tote bag. (The fabric paint will probably bleed through the front of the shirt.)
    • Place the stencil on top of the shirt (or tote bag) in the desired location.
    • Use a paint brush or sponge brush to paint inside the stencil.
    • Remove the stencil carefully.
    • Leave the cardboard inside the shirt.
    • Move the shirt carefully to a place where it can dry for approximately 24 hours.
    • Have the kids put on the shirts and read some awesome reptile books. Enjoy!
    • Put reptile books in the reptile tote bag for traveling and easy storage! 



      Some other reptiles that the kids could paint and/or read about are: alligator, chameleon, crocodile, dinosaur, gecko, iguana, skink, snake, tortoise, and turtle.

      If you would like a Reptile Word Search Puzzle for kids to complete that lists various types of reptiles, you could download a puzzle on my website. Click on the link below then go to Free Worksheets.





        
      Have fun crafting and learning about reptiles!







      I also have a Reptile Bingo Game at my TPT Store. You can view it here.











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