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Whatever Moves You

Favorite words about being on the go make up the art and design of this homemade book.

Learning Benefits

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What you need:

  • magazines
  • construction paper
  • glue
  • markers, crayons, pencils or paints

What to do:

1. Invite your child to find a variety of pictures in magazines that show people or animals moving, and cut them out.

2. Create a list of words that describe the movements, such as running, hopping, peddling, lifting, bending, or dancing.

3. Set out art materials and ask your child to paste a picture on each page. Then, paste the "movement word" below each picture. Or your child can draw a picture to go with each movement word.

4. Use construction paper to make a cover, give the book a title, and assemble the completed pictures into your own movement book!


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