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Chickens in Books

In our previous blog article we listed a few links to craft projects featuring chickens that we found around the web. We also had a free download of chicken paper bag puppet pattern.

We are continuing the chicken theme with a list of books that we thought would be interesting and fun to pair with a chicken puppet.  We’ve noticed that kids become more engaged during reading when a puppet is used to help bring a book alive.

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Chicken Craft Activities

In the last blog article we listed some Fun Facts about chickens.  We also had a free download of a chicken coloring page for the kids (or you) to color.  In this blog we want to share some of our favorite craft activities that we found on the web that are simple and fun to do.  There was so much to choose from – it was hard to make a decision!

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Chicken Fun Facts

Our pattern of the month is the Chicken!  Chickens have prehistoric roots and are the closest living relative of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.  They also have the ability to regenerate their hearing to almost 100%!  If their hearing starts to fail, they grow new cells.  This is being studied because it could have a huge impact for human deafness.  They really are fascinating animals. 

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Dragons in Books

In our previous blog article we listed a few links to craft projects featuring dragons that we found around the web. We also had a free download of dragon paper bag puppet pattern.

We are continuing the dragon theme with a list of books that we thought would be interesting and fun to pair with a dragon puppet.  We’ve noticed that kids become more engaged during reading when a puppet is used to help bring a book alive.

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Dragon Craft Activities

In a previous blog article we listed some Fun Facts about dragons.  We also had a free download of a dragon coloring page for the kids (or you) to color.  In this blog we want to share some of our favorite craft activities that we found on the web that are simple and fun to do.  Kids love dragons and there are a lot of dragon craft activities on the web!

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