Letter of the Week G !

Green Grass G !


When I think of spring I think of the flowers and the grass peaking from the snow, for the letter of the week we are going green and celebrating spring !

  1. Gather your materials. You will need 2 pieces of construction paper, some green markers or crayons, green Easter grass , glue and scissors.
  2. Start by drawing a large upper case G
  3. Have your child color the G with the green markers.
  4. Next add the glue !
  5. Add the grass- I pulled some of the grass apart to make it easier for my son to glue it on.
  6. Keep going until it’s covered. Let dry
  7. Cut out the G and glue it onto the 2nd piece of paper.
I was really surprised by how much my son loved this, I thought he would enjoy it but we ended up playing with the grass for a long time after the craft, and I am trying to think up ways to using it later in the week!

Book!

“Stanley Mows The Lawn” by Craig Frazier is such a visually stunning book, I love the color green and my eyes were in heaven looking at page after page of the different hues, perspectives and uniquely Frazier illustrations. The story holds up well too it’s simple but effective. My son loved Hank the snake who inspires Stanley to mow the lawn in a new and creative way and begged for more as soon as I closed the book!

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Letter of the Week Gg!

Green and Gold
Glittery Gs!

Teaching letters doesn’t have to be all about pointing them out in books, magnets on the fridge or singing the ABCs ( although those are great things to do too! ). Making letters, hanging them up on the fridge or wall and showing your child what they made is a great way to reinforce their learning too!

  1. Gather your materials. You will need two pieces of construction paper, a marker, some green paint ( or colors to make green), glitter, glue and scissors.
  2. Draw a fat G, I had to draw 3 before I got one I even sorta liked.
  3. Mix the paint together! I used blue, green , and yellow glitter paint. Obviously any plain green paint or markers would work just as well. Our goal being teaching about the letter G and the color green all in one shot!
  4. Paint the G
  5. Add the Glitter. You can let the paint dry and spread glue and regular sparkles or use sparkles like these made for card / scrap booking. Just make sure they are non toxic!
  6. Let dry and Cut out the G.
  7. Put glue on the second piece of construction paper and glue on the G !