Munchkins and Mayhem

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Showing posts with label squirrels. Show all posts
Showing posts with label squirrels. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Squirrel Appreciation Day of Play

Today's a great day to pay homage to our furry friend the squirrel on Squirrel Appreciation Day.

Begin the day by making a squirrel from a paper brown bag, construction paper and of course googly eyes.  Read it again mom shares the details.

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Next, sing the fun Grey Squirrel song and shake your bushy tail.

Next, take a break with a fun squirrel in the tree snack, using cereal, blueberries, and pound cake.  Alt plastic shares the details.

Next, have a fun reading of Melanie Watt's Scaredy Squirrel, a squiirrel who is afraid of everything.  Check it out from the library or it's also available on Amazon.

End the day with a fun viewing of the movie The Nut Job a story about a mischievous squirrel looking for the tastiest nuts to store away for winter.  Check it out from your library.  It's also available on  Amazon.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Felt Egg Carton Squirrels

Egg carton cups are painted brown with brown squirrelly felt pieces glued on to make these cute little squirrels from spoonful.  They recommend creating 3 and hiding acorns underneath for the classic find the acorn game.

Good for ages 9 and up.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Pine Cone Squirrels

A pipe cleaner, a pom pom and a pine cone are turned into a squirrel in this cute fall craft from about.

Good for ages 7 and up.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Squirrel Feeders

Got squirrels?  They'll do just about anything to get at a bird feeder.  Surprise them with this feeder that's just for them and it's super simple to make.  Just wrap a slinky through a pipe cleaner, stuff with their favorite peanuts, and hang from a tree.  They'll love it.  Find all of the details at kiwi crate.

Good for ages 3 and up.

Get the instructions here:

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Squirrel Coloring Pages

Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day.  To celebrate here are some squirrel coloring pages from around the web.

Kids n fun has several squirrel poses to color in.

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Treehut has some more simple squirrels.

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Coloring pages 101 lets you scroll through squirrel coloring sheets one at a time.

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Turtle track has a more lifelike squirrel coloring page.

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