I made a fun singing motivator out of an empty #10 can and a hand puppet.
After cleaning and drying the can well, I removed the bottom of the can with a can opener.
Then, using an exact-o knife I cut pie-shaped slits in the plastic lid. Tell the children a special friend will come out and sing with them as they do their very best. When they are doing very well, gradually nose up the puppet until it is completely out and singing along with the children. This would also make a great visual when singing "Lift Up Your Voice and Sing" (CS 252).
The cans make good drums, and also have a great washboard sound when you run a mallet across the outside ridges. I might try using them as instruments next time we sing pioneer songs.
Egg Decorating - We are thinking of having an egg-related Young Women activity in April. Below are some neat ideas to consider: Leaf Print Eggs sticker eggs thumb print egg...
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