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Include supplies to make some of these crafts.
- Print out and color this mitten.
- Make two of the mittens above, cut them out, glue them together to make a pocket. Fill it with small, toy animals.
- You can make these craft foam mittens.
- Print out this mitten activity.
- Include this animals in the mitten coloring page.
- Include supplies to make a winter snow scene and include a mitten in the picture.
- Make a rabbit ear headband or a washcloth bunny.
- Make this cute texture bear.
- Make this little mouse.
- Make a collage using pictures of mittens and other winter clothing cut out of magazines.
Additional Story Sack Items:
Include one or more of these items in the sack.
- Include an animal encyclopedia to learn more about the animals in the book.
- Includes pictures of real animals like the ones in the story. Could they really fit into a mitten?
- Include directions on how to draw a bear.
- Include plain paper and crayons to write or draw your own story about a lost mitten.
- Print out these masks of the animals in the mitten and put on a play.
- Include some related books. Here are a few suggestions:
Suggestions for more related activities.
- Make a mitten snack by using a half piece of pita bread for the mitten and filling it with animal crackers.
- Gather several pairs of mittens. Sort them by size, color, design, left hand, right hand, etc.
- Trace your mittens and color them.
- Lay a sleeping bag on the floor, see how many stuffed animals you can fit inside it.
- Try some other winter related projects.
- If you want to read another of Jan Brett's books, try The Hat or Hedgie's Surprise.
- Visit Jan Brett's Web Site.