Georgie the Gingerbread Fairy Wand Craft

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 I chose to do Georgie the Gingerbread Fairy Wand Craft because my daughter loves this series of books.  Besides, wands are super fun to play with so I knew this would be great.  I also have a toddler son, who likes to be included in everything.  I thought I could have him do the craft too that way both kids would have fun and do something age appropriate.

 

 

Back to Georgie the Gingerbread Fairy Wand Craft, this is a great craft to do with any age of kids, you can adapt it to make it age appropriate for them.  For the little ones you will do all the cutting and tracing, then have them help with the gluing part.  My daughter was able to help trace and use the pen.  For my son I had him hold the template so I could trace around it, there is always a way to adapt a craft to make it fun for all ages.

Materials Needed

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  • Georgie the Gingerbread Fairy book by Bugbird Tim
  • Construction paper and recycled cardboard.
  • Glue, scissors, marker, star template (I used a cookie cutter), paint brush, tape
  • Pom poms in Christmas colours of red, green, and white
  • 2 green pipe cleaners per wand

How to Assemble

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  • Use the cookie cutter to mark out the shape of a star on the white construction paper.  Or draw free hand if you are good at it, which I am not.  Then cut it out and glue it on your brown piece of cardboard paper.14657513_10157775739695245_5767303453574340878_n
  • Cut out the cardboard around the star leaving some extra space.
  • Glue a selection of pom poms onto the star and let dry.
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  • Grab the pipe cleaners, try to make the fun bow design on one then twine it with the other one.  Next glue it onto the back of your cardboard star, or tape it on (glue did not hold up to my toddler & preschooler waving it about!).

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My kids had a blast running around and trying to make up magic spells with their wands.  They got destroyed pretty quickly with their vigorous play but it was worth it to keep them entertained for so long. We of course pulled out our Georgie the Gingerbread Fairies book so we could play with our new wand craft as we read.

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Monthly Crafting Book  Club

A monthly installment I host on my blog is called the Monthly Crafting Book Club were every month we do a craft based on a book.  If you are interested check out some of my posts below on them.  Or if you are a blogger and want to join us join the Facebook group here, totally up to you which ones you want to participate in and no pressure once you join.  We have the following books coming up:

December any winter themed book, January is Ladybug Girl series, February is Giraffe’s Can’t Dance.

All you have to do is schedule your post to go live in the morning on the 25th of the month, and send me a picture and the URL by the 20th, that is all it takes to join us!

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Check out the other awesome Christmas related book crafts below:

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If you enjoy doing fun crafts and activities to go along with kids books then check out these below.  We love to encourage children’s literacy and pairing a fun craft or two with their favourite book is a great way to encourage them to read.

January – Barnyard Dance

February – If You Give A Moose A Muffin

March – ABC’s

April – Piggy in the Puddle

May – Five Little Monkeys

June – A Camping-related book

August – A Back to School-related book

September – It’s Pumpkin Day Mouse

October – Have You Seen My Monster

 

I am participating in a fun blog hop this month hosted by Emma Owl where each blogger chooses a Christmas-themed book.

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Monthly Crafting Book Club for November – Have You Seen My Monster?

Have You Seen My Monster - The Monthly Crafting Book Club for November is covering Have You Seen My Monster, a great book to reinforce colours & teach shapes to kids.

Welcome to November’s Monthly Crafting Book Club instalment. My son received Have You Seen My Monster for Christmas last year and then shortly after my daughter came home from the library with another one in the series called Have you seen my Dragon, I loved the concept of these books.  You have to look for the monster (where’s waldo style) but while doing something fun, in Have You Seen My Monster he is at a fair or carnival.  Each page focuses on a different shape and colour, you have to identify the shape and find all of the different items at the fair that are the same shape (helped along with being a different colour).  It’s a great learning book and lots of scope for teaching and exploring different shapes and colours.

 

For my kids we decided to do potato painting.  I have actually not done potato painting with them yet, I am not the best with fine details and trying to cut a potato into a shape scared me.  I tried it anyway, they were not perfect, but my kids could identify them and loved it anyway, besides, it’s all about the paint right?

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Materials Needed:

  • Large paper
  • Paint in various colours
  • Potatoes
  • Knife, cutting board, markers, fork, lids for paint.

 

How to:

  • First cut the potatoes in half and identify some shapes you can try to cut out, I did rectangle, oval (leave as is!), circle, star, and more.
  • I drew “Have you seen my monster” and tried to copy the monster free hand onto their big paper.
  • I poured some paint into the top of some old lids and let the kids go nuts stamping and decorating the paper.
  • My daughter wanted to do the monster so I had her use the fork to make his fur.

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I can’t wait to check out the other bloggers below and see what crafts they have come up with.  If there is a book you want to see us do crafts for comment below so I can look it up!

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– Have You Seen My Monster

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Check out the past month’s editions:

January – Barnyard Dance

February – If You Give A Moose A Muffin

March – ABC’s

April – Piggy in the Puddle

May – Five Little Monkeys

June – A Camping-related book

August – A Back to School-related book

September – It’s Pumpkin Day Mouse

October – Have You Seen My Monster

 

 

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Monthly Crafting Book Club for September – Happy Pumpkin Day Mouse

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This book has been a favourite of my family for two years now.  Toddlers just LOVE It’s Pumpkin Day Mouse by Laura Numeroff, same series as if You Take A Mouse To School series.  Between the counting, learning facial features, and pumpkin fun my kids squeal with excitement over this book and make me read it over and over again.  Now that my son is almost two (not till Christmas) he adores this book and yells “eek” and “boo” over and over again.

It’s Pumpkin Day Mouse is the book of the month in the Monthly Crafting Book Club for September.  I formed a group of bloggers after Christmas last year who would be interested in participating in a monthly blog series where we all do a craft or activity based on the same book.  It’s been a great success and I have loved to see what everyone comes up with.  If you think you might be interested in joining us join our Facebook Group HERE and check out the upcoming books to see if you would be interested in joining us.  You are not obligated to participate every month and can pick and choose which ones you want to participate in.

 

Check out our past month’s crafts below:

January – Barnyard Dance

February – If You Give A Moose A Muffin

March – ABC’s

April – Piggy in the Puddle

May – Five Little Monkeys

June – A Camping-related book

August – A Back to School-related book

 

This month I choose to do pumpkin faces with my kids, a great way to recognize emotion and teach my son matching.

Materials Needed

  • Orange Paint
  • Empty Egg Carton
  • Sharp knife, paint brushes, etc.
  • Markers
  • It’s Pumpkin Day Mouse Book by Laura Numeroff

Instructions

  • Use a knife to cut apart the egg carton.  I find a knife is easier than scissors, but whatever floats you boat.
  • Next I had my kids paint the egg cartons orange.
  • I let them dry overnight (or maybe two until we had time to come back to it).
  • I took the book and copied the faces of the pumpkins onto our egg carton pumpkins.
  • I gave the kids each a marker and the extra egg shell pumpkins and had them decorate as well.

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Put It All Together

We grabbed the book and the egg carton pumpkins and laid them out on the floor so we could see all the faces.  As we read the book we picked out the pumpkin that matched the emotional pumpkin on the page, usually imitating it ourselves.  “This pumpkin is sad”, we all made sad faces and found the sad pumpkin. We did this for the whole book until we matched all the pumpkin faces to the right page.

 

And repeat!

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The kids loved doing this, it was super easy, they got to get messy (always a favourite), and read a book together which is also fun.  By incorporating a the book with a craft it encourages them to read more, they are more likely to remember it with the craft, and it prolongs the story and makes It more enjoyable for them.  We love reading in this house and I want to foster that love and make it as interactive as possible to further their interest in reading.

 

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Monthly Crafting Book Club for August – Back to School Books

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Every month I gather a group of bloggers together to participate in the Monthly Crafting Book Club, a great way to encourage kids to read by incorporating a craft (or activity) to go along with the book.  If you are a blogger and want to join us join our Facebook group to see the upcoming books you can choose to participate in. Check out some of our past ones:

January – Barnyard Dance

February – If You Give A Moose A Muffin

March – ABC’s

April – Piggy in the Puddle

May – Five Little Monkeys

June – A Camping-related book

 

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This month in the Monthly Crafting Book Club we are focussing on books related to back to school.  There are so many AMAZING back to school books that it is way more fun to see what everyone comes up with then by all doing the same  book.

After visiting the lirary and browsing their selection of books my daughter fell in love with Pete the Cat and his Rocking School Shoes.  In 24 hours I have had to read it at least 10 times…….. Thank goodness it’s a library book and goes back in a few weeks!  Anyways, after reading it I knew a craft with Pete’s red shoes would be PERFECT!  So we decided to get messy and do a painting activity for Pete’s red shoes.

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MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Pete the Cat Book
  • BIG paper, or a roll of paper
  • red paint
  • A marker
  • Rain boots
  • A bucket
  • Plastic plate
  • Soap
  • Optional: a kiddy pool all set up…..

HOW TO DO IT

First we filled up a bucket with soap and I got the kids to wash their boots, clean boots are important for painting with them.  While the kids did that I filled up their kiddy pool for easy washing once they are done getting messy.

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I chose to use rain boots instead of flip flops or running shoes because my kids are little and rain boots won’t be as slippery, plus it won’t ruin their shoes.

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I put a plate on the floor with red paint, then had them step in the paint with their boots and dance around the paper to make their cool cat rocking shoe foot print.

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They were having so much fun we also tried one without the boots in their bare feet in the paint.  They loved that too!  Squishy, squashy, messy fun!

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When they were done we wrote a fun quote from the book on the paper and hung it up to dry.  Now for swimming bath time fun!

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I love this activity as even my one and a half year old son can easily participate too.  My three year old daughter gets stimulated but so does my son.  It can be hard to find activities that they will both enjoy and painting, especially with boots, is such an easy and fun one!

What is your favourite back to school book?

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Monthly Crafting Book Club for July – Camping books

This month we decided to focus on camping books since so many are going camping!  Everyone gets to chose whichever children’s book they want to cover this month and do a craft or activity on the book.  We are lookig for bloggers to join us each month, you can choose whether or not to participate, you just need to come up with a craft or activity for kids based on the book and send me the URL and a picture to include in the collage by the 25th of each month.  Join our Facebook group to get updates and find out the next book.

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I chose to do Froggy Goes To Camp by Jonathan London, a personal favourite of my daughters.  It is a goofy book about a frog going to sleep away camp and it makes my daughter laugh and laugh.  In one of the scenes in the book Froggy and his teacher go kayaking, so we decided to do a kayak as our craft.

Kayak materials

Materials Needed:

  • Scissors, stapler, paint brushes, tape
  • Paint in three colours
  • Chop sticks
  • Toilet Paper Rolls
  • Random animal or people to sit in the kayak (find them around the house)

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  • Have the adult cut a hole in the middle of a toilet paper roll so the creature has somewhere to sit.
  • Get your child to help you staple down the end of the toilet paper roll so it closes like the end of a kayak.
  • Have your child choose a color paint and paint the “kayak” their favourite colour.
  • Using the leftover pieces of the toilet paper roll that you cut out of the cockpit, cut it in two and shape it like paddles.  We chose to paint the paddle ends brown.
  • Let it all dry.
  • Once the paddle ends are dry use tape to tape them onto the ends of a chop stick as the paddle.
  • Put your creature in the cockpit (hopefully they fit) and have fun pretending to kayak!!

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Monthly Crafting Book Club for June – The Princess and the Pony

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It’s time for June’s Monthly Crafting Book Club installment.  My daughter got this book as  a present from one of my BFF’s (thanks Jess!) and we love it!  It is funny, has girl power, and is quite unpredictable.  A favourite of mine to give to visitors to read because they have no idea what they are getting into.

This is the book for this month’s crafting book club, each month we get together with a group of bloggers and make a craft or activity related to a book to help encourage literacy.

We decided to make a shield to go along with the battle scene.  My kids love to run around and I knew having shields would make their rough play even more fun for them.

Materials Needed:

  • Paper plates
  • Duct tape
  • Scissors
  • Marker
  • The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton

Instructions:

  • Take some duct tape and fold it over half  way so it is covered on two sides.  Using the sticky part that’s on the end attach it to the paper plate then tape down the other end, leaving some room for your loveys to put their hands in.
  • You can colour the front of the paper plate, or even glue down paper shapes.

Enjoy playing with your kids or hopefully watching them play together for awhile and give you some time for a coffee!

 

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Don’t forget to check out the other awesome bloggers below and see what crafts they came up with themed for The Princess and the Pony!  Tell me which one you want you cannot wait to try in the comments below.

 

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Five Little Monkeys Craft & Activity – Monthly Crafting Book Club for May

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For this month we decided to focus on Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, a personal favourite of my children.  I really wanted a craft activity where they could make the monkeys jump, originally I thought of popsicle sticks, but according to Pinterest everyone else agrees too, apparently.

 

Materials Needed:

  • Small box
  • Construction paper in a few colours
  • Scissors, glue, tape, markers
  • 5 monkey toys, puzzle pieces, game pieces, etc.

Instructions

  • Choose a colour of construction paper and tape it all around the box so it is covered.  This job is for the adult or older child.
  • Cut out a paper to be the “bed” and two little pillows.
  • Have child help glue pillow on the bed then decorate them.
  • Glue the bed inside the box.
  • Optional, decorate the outside of the box.

Now for the fun part, read the book or sing the song and shake the box so the monkeys jump up and down, then remove a monkey at each verse and continue the song/story until all the monkeys are on the floor.

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I loved doing this with my daughter, shaking things roughly is kind of a forte of a three year old so this is perfect for her.  I was startled when at the line “one fell off” she immediately took out a monkey and placed him on the floor unprompted.  I have caught her a few times doing in on her own she loved it so much.  She jumps up and down while shaking it so it is great exercise too.

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If you are a fan of the Five Little Monkey book Series by Eileen Christelow then check out this site for bonus sheets to print out for games, activities, and crafts.

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Monthly Crafting Book Club for May – Five Little Monkeys

This month we focused on Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed or otherwise.  The series of books from Eileen Christelow is so fun to read with children.

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This is a monthly series where a group of bloggers get together and create an activity or craft to go with the book.  Children’s literacy is so important.  We need to set our children up for success and nurture their skills for reading as much as we can ,what better way to have some fun than by reading the book and then doing some crafts to go with it!  If you are a blogger and want to join us please join the group!  If you do any of the crafts and activities and want to share with us the hashtag #monthlycraftingbookclub or please tag me on instagram (@raisingfairiesandknights), twitter (raisingfairies) or Facebook so I can share too!  We love to see people having fun with our activities!

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In January we did Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton, in February If you Give A Moose A Muffin by Laura Numeroff, in March we did ABC’s by Dr. Seuss, April was Piggy in The Puddle by Charlotte Pomerantz.  Check out past months for great craft ideas too and some new books to read.

 

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Piggy in the Puddle Sensory Bin

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The book for the month of April in the #monthlycraftingbookclub is Piggy in the Puddle by Charlotte Pomerantz .  This book was a family favourite growing up.  I read it whenever I have to entertain groups of kids and it is always received favourably.

Instead of a craft this month I chose to do an activity with my kids and get SUPER messy!  But have a blast at the same time.  Making a sensory bin of “mud” is great fun, they can play with the pigs in it, try out squishing the pudding in their hands, and have a snack!

Piggy in the Puddle Sensory bin - We made a piggy mud puddle sensory bin to accompany the book Piggy in the Puddle as part of this months #monthlycraftingbookchallenge.

 

Piggy in the puddle materials

Materials needed:

  • Pigs (I went through toys and borrowed all the pigs I found).
  • A “soap” representative (I used duplo and wrote SOAP on it).
  • Chocolate instant pudding
  • Milk
  • Whisk, Bowl, measuring cup, shallow dish (or two if you have two kids that need their own dish)

Piggy in the Puddle Sensory bin - We made a piggy mud puddle sensory bin to accompany the book Piggy in the Puddle as part of this months #monthlycraftingbookchallenge.

Instructions

  • My 3-year-old daughter, Bee, helped me make the pudding.  Her daddy had just had dental surgery and she was an expert at making pudding and jello for him to eat by now.  Pour in the cow milk, whisk in the chocolate powder and keep whisking until they are too tired and you get to take over.
  • I had her go play while it set and I tracked down all the pigs in her toys.
  • After the pudding had set, I got a small container for the toddler to play in and a bigger one for her then set up the pudding mud with a few pigs and the soap for them to test out.
  • I put smocks on them because I KNEW it would get messy and let them go to town.  As they played I read the book out loud to them and they acted it out with the pigs (or well the older one did, my 15-month-old son just used the pig as a spoon to scoop pudding into his mouth).

Piggy in the puddle graphic

They laughed, ate and enjoyed themselves.  Then bath time for my sticky piggies.  Needless to say neither really ate dinner that night.  Whatever we had fun!!

What you need is lots of soap, but the piggy answered squishy squashy nope! Click To Tweet

Piggy in the Puddle Sensory bin - We made a piggy mud puddle sensory bin to accompany the book Piggy in the Puddle as part of this months #monthlycraftingbookchallenge.

 

What was your favourite childhood book to read growing up?

Monthly Crafting Book Club - Piggy in the Puddle - As April's #monthlycraftingbookclub book we focused on Piggies in the Puddle. Come check out the games and activities all the bloggers came up with.

Don’t forget to check out the other blogger’s participating in April’s Monthly Crafting Book Club.

Piggy in the Puddle Sensory bin - PT

Piggy in the Puddle

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The Piggy in the Puddle Handwashing Fun

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Piggies in the Puddle – Monthly Crafting Book Club for April

For this month’s Monthly Crafting Book Club in the spirit of Spring, or what should be Spring here, we kind of skipped Spring and went from Winter to Summer, usually it is messy and rainy in Spring, so this is a good book to focus on for this season.

Monthly Crafting Book Club for April - As April's #monthlycraftingbookclub book we focused on Piggies in the Puddle. Come check out the games and activities all the bloggers came up with.

I am so lucky to have a great group of bloggers to join me each month in the Monthly Crafting Book Club and come up with fantastic games and activities to encourage children’s literacy each month.  Literacy is a big deal to me, my mom worked with an adult literacy organization trying to help adults read and I have learned through her how hard it can be as an adult with low-literacy skills.  It is so important to do everything we can to encourage our young ones to get excited about books and thus we combine activities and crafts to get their excitement going beyond just reading the story.

Monthly Crafting Book Club - Piggy in the Puddle - As April's #monthlycraftingbookclub book we focused on Piggies in the Puddle. Come check out the games and activities all the bloggers came up with.

Piggy in the Puddle Sensory bin - PT

Piggy in the Puddle

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The Piggy in the Puddle Handwashing Fun

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Monthly Crafting Book Club for May - IG

 

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