We went through the book and found animals that we wanted to recreate. I cut a simple construction paper animal shape and then we used different techniques to apply the spots.
For the flounder we used round stickers.
painted bubble wrap and stamped our eels. This was by far the favorite. Who doesn't love bubble wrap?
bingo marker with lots of force. This was a fun one too.
cotton swabs and golf tees dipped in white paint.
cotton ball and folded the paper in half to create the butterfly.
paper punch and waxed paper to create a stencil for the spots. This would've normally been a favorite because of the paper punch, but getting the holes in the waxed paper was difficult. You can see how irritated the cheetah was by the whole thing.
Now it's your turn! I can't wait to see all the Lois-Ehlert-book-inspired-things you've been up to!
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