Monday, September 13, 2010

M is for Monster

As I venture into the realm of homeschooling our pre-K children, I have tried to come up with ideas to reinforce the letter we are studying that also let me to release some of my bottled up creative energy.

This past week we studied the letter "M". What better way to remember this letter than a plush creature to play with! I let the kids guide me in making their monster the way they envisioned. They chose all the colors, shapes and placement of the details! I'm so pleased with the way they turned out! They are so much better than if I had tried to guess what they would like!

These monsters were made with stuffed fleece, fabric scraps, buttons and glue, and minimal sewing. But you could make these with felt or construction paper as well.

The kids with their best "monster" faces. Lydia said she is a happy monster!
(P.S. Not all of our projects are this elaborate!)


jenny said...

Love the "monsters". So cute! A great way to teach "m".

KT said...

This made me smile!

Jenn said...

Love these and sis's cheesy smile! :)

Stacie@HobbitDoor said...

Super cute! I love it.