Thursday, February 18, 2010

stART - Kiss it Better

Each Thursday A Mommy's Adventures does a great blog carnival. You read a story to your child; then accompany it by art. This has been a great addition to our curriculum. Since we're following the Hubbard's Cupboard curriculum for 2's now, it's actually already incorporated in the lesson plans, I just have to go find the books :)
This week, we read Kiss it Better  

which is a really sweet book about making it all better with a kiss and a band-aid. Good thing, though, that Kahlen is not obsessed with band-aids as I know some kids are, otherwise she'd be wanting a band-aid for every kiss I gave her! :)
This was the first day of our Doctor unit from Hubbard's Cupboard which I'll be posting more about after we do school tomorrow.

For our stART project, we stuck band-aids to a piece of paper 
and painted over them

I tried to get her to put more paint on the paper, but she just wasn't really in the mood I guess.
We were mostly successful :)
After the paint was all dry, we took off the band-aids:

That's it for this stART project!
What fun books are you reading to your kiddos this week?



Melissa: Mother to 3 Little Sprouts said...

What a creative idea! My little one would really like this! Thanks!

Brimful Curiosities said...

My kids hate wearing band-aids. Sounds like a good book.

Rebecca said...

I LOVE the idea of using band aids for a craft!!

Raising a Happy Child said...

Very interesting idea, and it sounds like a cute book too. My daughter loves bandaids - any minor bump is magically healed with them :)

Wonder Mom said...

I ADORE the Hubbard's Cupboard curriculum- it SAVED me many a day when I was watching my three kiddos plus a couple more!

melaniet42 said...

Sounds like a cute book. I love the bandaid idea!

Eileen Rhoadarmer said...

I've been reading "How Loud is a Lion" ...over, and over again. It's a board book (of course) with really neat artwork--they're sewn onto fabric and then they took photos or scanned them or something. That is a neat art idea!

Ticia said...

And the bandaids didn't tear the paper when they came off?
My kids believe every imaginary owie needs a bandaid..... We go through a lot here.

Mama Jenn said...

Great idea! I love getting ideas from Hubbard's Cupboard!

Thanks for linking up!

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