If All the Raindrops Were Lemondrops and Gumdrops...

When the weather outside isn't very favorable, you make the best of it, right? My kinder class and I sang this song together, which is a song I used to sing when I was in kindergarten too.

Of course, the best part of the song was opening your mouth wide, so why not make some art that goes with the best part?

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Each student will need:

  • White construction paper
  • Crayons
  • Strips of construction paper in "hair" colors
  • Smaller pieces of colorful construction paper for the hats
  • One pom pom
  • Squeezy glue (liquid glue)
  • Popsicle stick

Students cut out a circle from white paper. You can also use paper plates that are not shiny or glossy. Draw the squinty eyes, a circle for the mouth, and a nose. Color the skintone, draw a tongue, add lips or cheeks, if desired. Use white construction paper to cut smallish rectangles to become the teeth and glue on.

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Glue strips of hair on the top of the head and set it all aside for a moment. Cut out a piece of construction paper for the beanie. It should look like the top half of an oval. It can cover the whole top of the head or it can be smaller. Draw designs onto the hat. Add a single pom pom at the tippy top. Glue the hat onto the head.

Lastly, glue the Popsicle stick onto the back of the head and allow to dry.

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