Thursday, December 31, 2009
Make a Monster Felt Game (and Children's Books About Monsters)
The Infant Bibliophile loves playing this Make-A-Monster game on the Sesame Street website, so this morning I decided to make him a felt version.
Supplies: felt, fabric scissors, craft glue (optional - I just used it on the eyes)
Cut out assorted eyes, noses, mouths, hats, and heads. Lay out a piece of felt, and make some monsters!
For some reason, each time he made a monster, my son explained to me that it was a "happy monster." (Despite all of the upside down mouths).
Children's Books About Monsters
The Monster at the End of this Book (our review is here, but you are probably sick of us mentioning this book if you read the blog regularly. I couldn't NOT list it, though).
Another Monster at the End of this Book (our review is here)
Leonardo, the Terrible Monster, by Mo Willems (we haven't read this one yet, but I keep meaning to! Natasha at Mawbooks offers a cute glimpse inside the book as she reads it to her kids here.)
Feel free to share your favorite monster books in the comments!
Also, what are you child's favorite free online games? The largest selections of games that our son enjoys so far are on the Sesame Street site (too many that he enjoys there to name them all), the Nickelodeon site (he particularly likes some of the Max and Ruby and Diego games), and the Curious George games on pbs.org. We would love other suggestions of fun games.