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Shoes Galore

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  1. Old pairs of shoes
  2. Rickrack, pompoms, ribbon, and scraps of material
  3. Glue
  4. Paint


  1. Ask the children to bring in an old pair of shoes from home. The shoes could belong to a parent, sibling, or the child.
  2. Put all of the shoes together and let each child pick a pair to wear in a "shoe parade!" Walk around the classroom wearing the shoes.
  3. Encourage the children to decorate their shoes using paint, rickrack, old ribbon, pompoms, and so on to make "crazy shoes." Give a prize for the craziest shoe.
  4. Help the children make a giant shoe sculpture using the shoes.
  5. Read the story "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" with the children.

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center: Art
Topic: Clothes
Content: The Arts: Visual Arts
Area: Cognitive
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Large Group

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