Free activities to download
A range of activities based on my picture book The Big Red Rock.
With skill levels from 'just for fun' to 'a bit tricky' they are suitable
for most 3-7 year olds.
Make a Monster Mask
pencil, pen, marker
paint and brushes
scissors and craft-knife*
double-sided sticky tape or pads
cardboard - the stronger the better
*This project involves the use of a craft-knife: very young children should always ask an adult to help .
Monsters in the garden...
Make a mask from plywood or
MDF, paint with waterproof paint
and place in the garden as a
bird-scarer. Add foil to the eyes to reflect the light. (adult project)
Make a mini-mask from thin card replacing the eye holes with googly eyes. Add a lolly stick handle to make a plant marker.
...and in the kitchen.
Make a mini-mask from thin card and attach to a cocktail stick to make a cake topper.