Saturday, January 16, 2010

Wishing Tree


I recently spent time with my girls making a wishing tree, thanks to the great idea I read about on NoTimeForFlashcards.  This is a cute idea where the girls made stars using cookie cutters, glitter and glue.  After drying, we cut them out and they got to choose a wish for each one.  It was a fun activity and inspired a lot of creative stories with their wishes.  Their wishes ranged from wanting to be a fairy, to getting a bounce house to wanting to fly to the moon. 

For complete instructions, click here

Her blog title says it all--No Time for Flashcards!  With children, learning needs to be coupled with creative activities to open children's minds to discovering new things.  Check out this wonderful blog with other crafts and learning activities at NoTimeForFlashcards.

2 comments:

Christie Lanning said...

I love this. I'll have to get my kids started on it straight away.

Tenny Kusuma said...

Thanks for sharing!

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