Experiment with shadows
Create mice using shape cut-outs
Create "dreams" using chalk and dark paper
Discuss time of day in reference to story
Create representations of chairs using popsicle sticks.
Map out your house. Where are furniture, doors, windows located?
Everybody contributes to paint and decorate a wooden chair for the classroom.
Write letters to friends in class
Letters will be delivered by the class postman throughout the week
Using watercolors at art center, paint a stormy sky.
Students bring in stuffed animal "pets" and put on a pet show
Create ribbons at the art center to be presented to the favorite pets.
Create an obstacle course for pets and students as well!
Sequence the story and act out
Bring props for dress up, as Peter did in the story.
Experiment with beat and rhythm as we try to make music with simple whistles.