Thursday, August 7, 2014

Presidents Study: George Washington books and crafts

A picture Book of George Washington
by David Adler

George Washington and the General's Dog
by Frank Murphy

George Washington
by Mike Venzia

George Washington's Teeth
by Deborah Chandra and Madeleine Comora

Blast to the Past George Washington
by Stacia Deutsch

George Washington's Breakfast
by Jean Fritz

When Washington Crossed the Deleware
by Lynne Cheney

Our first craft was to recreate George Washington in his military attire.

   Then, we made an cherry tree out of a paper bag.  (Yes we used apple stickers, but we pretended that they were cherries!!)  Cut the bag to about 6 inches down into 3/4 inch strips.  Twist the middle after putting a couple pieces of wadded up scrap paper in the bottom to hold it down.  Then you twist 2-3 together  all the way to the ends.  I had some apple stickers, so he put them on his tree.  You could just as easy use construction paper and glue them on if you desire.

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