Time to Sleep Extension Activities
Children create seasonal murals with paint and clay.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
About this book
Grade Level Equivalent: 2.1
Lexile Measure: 310L
Guided Reading Level: H
Age: Age 6, Age 7, Age 5
Genre: Animal Stories
Subject: Bedtime, Sleep, Dreams, Animal Hibernation and Migration, Autumn Themes
- Potter's clay
- Rolling pins
- Cookie cutters in various seasonal shapes (snow figures, flowers, pumpkins, umbrella)
- Cardboard or oaktag
- Invite children to create seasonal backgrounds by painting weather scenes on cardboard or oaktag.
- When the paint dries, children can add clay figures of the animals in Time to Sleep and designs to complete their seasonal scenes.
Observation: How do children work with the combination of clay and paints to make murals?