Earth Day!

The LoraxDr. Seuss wrote The Lorax over 40 years ago and it seems to be a book ahead of its time.  The Lorax is the perfect book to introduce the idea of conservation and what it would be like to live with limited resources.  This is a must read for Earth Day (April 22).  You can round out the experience with Lorax the movie.

  

Like all Dr. Seuss books The Lorax has fun illustrations, rhyming and silly words.  Your child will not only learn about taking care of the earth, but will also be engaged and entertained.

Materials

  • White paper plate
  • Orange tissue paper
  • Yellow construction paper
  • 2 googly eyes
  • 1 black pom pom
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Orange crayon

 

Instructions

  1. Color entire paper plate orange
  2. Cut small squares of orange tissue paper
  3. Glue small squares of orange tissue paper (overlapping) onto paper plate.  Leave a small amount of colored paper plate revealed around the edge.
  4. Cut mustache and eye brows out of yellow construction paper and glue to the paper plate (use picture as your guide)
  5. Glue black pom pom to the upper middle part of the mustache
  6. Glue one googly eye underneath each eyebrow.

Congratulations you now have your own Lorax!

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