Do remember our marshmallow teeth from last week's stART (story + ART) link-up?
The marshmallows dried out beautifully, so when the mouth is opened, and closed the teeth click noisely together, making them quite fun to play with.
But, D (age 7) decided his needed more personality.
So, he raided the craft closet for two fuzzy, yellow, pompoms, and two, tiny, red, pompoms, which he glued together to make eyeballs.
Then, he wrapped a couple of pipe cleaners around a pencil, to make boingy-type springs, and was preparing to glue them to the eyes, when I stepped in with the hot glue gun.
But, he kept very tight creative control of the design process.
His final monster was so cute, I thought there had to be a story out there to go with it. And, after a quick library search, we discovered Laura Numeroff's Monster Munchies counting book, featuring twenty, munchy, monster mouths. I couldn't have ask for a better match for his craft, and it's a Dr. Seuss Beginner Book to boot.
For more story stretching arts and crafts, check out this week's stART link-up at A Mommy's Adventures.
It's great to be a homeschooler.