Materials: lunch sack, construction paper scraps, markers, crayons,
1. Stick your hand in the bottom of the sack.
2. Wiggle it around and think about what it could be.
3. Decorate the bottom flap of the sack for the head.
4. Add arms, legs, tails, ears, and other details with construction paper and crayons.
1. Offer children yarn, fabric scraps, wiggly eyes, and other craft supplies to decorate their puppets.
2. Tie in puppets with stories, songs, poems, and other literacy experiences.
Materials: 4 or 5 lunch sacks, paper cut outs, glue, stapler
1. Fold over the bottom flap of each bag.
2. Lay the bags on top of each other and staple where the open ends are to make a book.
3. Open the flap on each page and glue an object so part of it will show when you fold over the flap.
4. Children try to guess what the object is, then open to confirm their guess.
1. Hide geometric shapes, letters, names, words, etc. under the flaps.
2. Make riddle books from lunch sacks. Let children write riddles on the left side, then draw the answer under the flap.