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Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Summary: Baby owls become worried when their mommy owl goes to look for some food. They sit around trying to reassure each other until their mother returns.
Totally Tots
Crafts: Owl Babies
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Supplies:
  • 3 toilet paper rolls
  • brown paint
  • yellow and brown or black construction paper
  • 2-6 google eyes, depending on how many owls you make
  • glue stick
  • scissors
  • paint brush
Directions:
1. Prepare your work area and supplies. We like to paint on our Tot Trays. You will need to cut out a beak and a set of wings.
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2. Give your Tot paint, a paint brush, and a toilet paper roll. Have them paint the toilet paper roll brown and all it to completely dry.
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3. Fold the top left and right side of the toilet paper roll toward each other.
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Until it looks like this, with stiff peaks for the owl’s ears.
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4. Now give your owl some personality. Slather a glob of glue onto the owl and help your child place the eyes, beak, and wings in the appropriate places on your owl.
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5. If you have old children, have them make the two other owls, as your Toddler might get worn out making the craft. Encourage everyone to reenact the story.
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    • To do this, I drew a tree on a manila folder and my eldest son colored it in.
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    • This became an enchanted place where Sarah, Percy, and Bill came alive!
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To see a variation of this craft, visit Frugal