Sunday, June 27, 2010

Theme 6: America

In honor of the upcoming Independence Day, this week's theme is "America."  I must be honest, I'm lacking in creativity this week. Thankfully we have a birthday party and some lunch dates to keep the week interesting and I'm sure we'll do lots of swimming. Here are the activities I have so far.
 - 4th of July cupcakes
 - Construction paper lanterns
 - Red and blue construction paper place mats
 - Q-tip fire works
 - A flag march to patriotic music
 - Noise makers and "fire -works"
 - We're going to eat our lunch on flag paper plates (can you tell I'm really stretching)

If you have any creative ideas that I can add to my bag of tricks, I'd love to hear them.

2 comments:

  1. Shannon, I just had a flash back to my babysitting days and at one house we made a fire cracker flower arrangement. We took construction paper, fashioned it into a cylinder and decorated it like a fire cracker/rocket with more construction paper. Then we slipped the cylinder/firecracker over a small vase (or soad bottle, I don't remember which) and filled it with flowers from the yard. Some of the flowers were a bit spiky and added to the look of fire crackers bursting in air. We had a craft, nice table for our delivery pizza and the parents enjoyed the kids efforts when they got home. Love your themes, good luck! Carrie

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  2. yes, very lacking ... you already have a list of 7 things, I thought you were keeping it simple?

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