Letter Ll Week

Let's Leap into the letter "Ll"... 

What you'll need...
  • paper plate
  • orange paint
  • googly eyes
  • light orange foam
Paint paper plate orange.  Cut around the plate after it dries to make the mane.  Glue orange circle foam, add eyes, and face.

Lollipops Lips & Mustaches 
This crafty treat idea is thanks to our FAVORITE site, www.pinterest.com.  If you're not a member, become one.

What You'll Need:
  • lollipops
  • foam paper 
  • scissors
  • pencil/marker
  1. Use your pencil/marker to draw a mustache or lips on the foam paper.
  2. Cut out shape.
  3. Stick the end of the lollipop into the center of your mustache or lips and you have yourself a cute, lil', lollipop treat!
Letter Hunt: Your letter bucket is filled with lions, ladybugs, lizards, lobsters, legos, lanterns, etc.

Fine Motor: Lacing Letter Ll
Let your little one improve their fine motor skills by punching holes in the letter "Ll" and lacing them up.

Coloring Page: Print off the Ll is for Lion  coloring sheet on the Fisher-Price website. Click on the link: http://www.fisher-price.com/us/ms7/alphabet-coloring-pages.asp

Books: Below are a few suggested readings for your little ones. You should be able to find most of these books at your local library or around the house.
  • The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
  • The Grouch Ladybug by Eric Carle
  • Eli by Bill Peet
  • Tawny Scrawny Lion by Kathryn Jackson
  • Ladybug, Ladybug by Ruth Brown
"Little" Tip of the Week:
Try different avenues of learning.  Here's a link to a cute story for learning the letter "L":

Have a LOVELY week, Little Smartypants!


Butterfly Valentine

Butterfly Valentine
What you'll need...
  • toilet paper roll
  • 2 pink, red, or purple pipe cleaners
  • pink, red, or purble paper
  • googly eyes
  • anything else you want to decorate it with (glitter glue, hearts, stickers, etc.)