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This is Leo. Remember how last week we read The Snowy Day for book club and we had so many activities? This week for our My Little Poppies Family Book Club, we read the book It Looked Like Spilt Milk.
Here’s our commercial for It Looked Like Spilt Milk, starring Linda!
Here’s me reading the book out loud:
Here’s a really cool cloud experiment:
Here’s a fun way to use the rest of the shaving cream:
Here’s some milk paint. I did a science fair project last year and I learned that milk paint used to be a real thing used all the time. The farmers used to mix milk and berries. Also, they mixed milk and blood to make red! Gross!!
Here’s a tracing activity that I thought little kids might try:
Cutting and Tracing Activity:
Here’s our goofy interpretive dance where we’re pretending to be clouds:
We also used these cool journals that we made to cut out our own cloud shapes and write about what we thought they look like:
And, did you know that Charles Shaw was an abstract artist? We did abstract art, too. We did regular art but we also used wood scraps:
if you want more ideas for this book, check out my mom’s Pinterest, and also click here to find more books and materials that go with the book!:
Next week we are going to read Owl Moon by Jane Yolen and that book is awesome. Stay tuned!!
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Cait co-hosts The Homeschool Sisters Podcast and is co-founder of Raising Poppies, a community for parents of gifted and twice-exceptional children. Cait is also founder of the Family Book Club at My Little Poppies, a fantastic community of book-loving parents and the Gameschool Community at My Little Poppies, a vibrant community of gameschoolers.
Cait is a contributing writer for Simple Homeschool and GeekMom. Her work has also appeared on The Huffington Post, The Mighty, and Scary Mommy. You can find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram
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