Make Giraffe and Bird Stick Puppets

SUPPLIES: • tongue depressors and/or popsicle sticks, cut and glued into base shapes • green, yellow, white and brown craft acrylic paint (could substitute with markers) • paint brushes, water, palette • yellow and blue felt (Giraffe’s ears; bird’s beak and eye band) • gre

Happy Holidays from Giraffe and Bird!

Click the link below to download or print (the jpg is low-resolution). Giraffe and Bird —Holiday Colouring Sheet

Colouring & Activity Sheets

Click the links below each image to download or print. Giraffe Meets Bird — Colouring Sheet Giraffe Meets Bird — Activity (Continue the Story) Giraffe and Bird — Colouring Sheet Giraffe and Bird — Activity (Facial Expressions) Don’t Laugh at Giraffe — Colouring Sheet Don’t

Presentation at Georgian College

I recently had to the chance to talk to ECE (Early Childhood Education) students at Georgian College about pictures books and how I present them to children. They prepared for my visit by selling raffle tickets for gift baskets and signed copies of my books. They also printed posters

Giraffe Sock Puppets

We made giraffe sock puppets! Pretty good use of a yellow sock, if you ask me. Materials: Cotton Socks (I actually dyed them yellow, using dye from the fabric store. NOTE: socks must be mostly cotton to take the dye) Felt (brown and yellow) Acrylic craft paint (brown) and paint brush