SEW A BOOK – Alphabet, Texture, Line

Students create a personal book with the first letter of their name drawn in glue on the cover.

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SEW A BOOK – Alphabet, Texture, Line

Supplies:

  • Crayola Washable No-Run School Glue
  • Crayola Washable Broad Line Markers - 10 Count
  • Crayola Crayons - 24 Count
  • Crayola Washable Glitter Glue
  • Crayola Glitter Crayons - 16 Count
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Copy Paper - 14 cm x 21.6 cm (5 ½" x 8 ½") - 4 pieces per student
  • Coloured Cardstock Paper - 14 cm x 21.6 cm (5 ½" x 8 ½") - 2 pieces per student
  • Yarn
  • Masking Tape
  • Paper Clips
  • Hole Punch
  • Broken Crayons - Paper Removed
  • Embellishments
 

Steps:

1
Step 1
  1. Draw around the outline of the letter with washable glue.
  2. Allow the glue to dry overnight.
2
Step 2
  1. Place a piece of the book paper on top of the glued letter.
  2. Use a piece of broken crayon to rub over the surface of the paper.
  3. Feel where the glue lines are with your fingers.
  4. Rub over the glue lines with the crayon.
3
Step 3
  1. Decorate the cover of your book.
  2. Colour in and around your letter.
  3. Draw something about you.
  4. Make it colourful.
4
Step 4
  1. Stack all the papers together.
  2. Place the decorated cover on top.
  3. Place the white papers in the middle.
  4. Place a coloured paper on the bottom.
  5. Paper clip all the papers together.
  6. Use a hole punch to make holes along one edge of the papers.
5
Step 5
  1. Wrap a small piece of masking tape around the end of a piece of yarn to make a lace.
  2. Thread the yarn through the holes going in one side and out the other.
  3. Tie the yarn at each end.
6
Step 6
  1. Write and draw on the pages in the book.
  • Subjects:

    • Language Arts,

    • Visual Arts

  • Grades:

    • Pre-Kindergarten,

    • Kindergarten,

    • Grade 1


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