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Crafts for kids are always fun, entertaining, and educational. This week’s Kids Frugal Craft from Mom on Dealz is a fun learning game with a dog theme!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the fun crafts for kids I’ve posted. And if you love this, please PinIt. :)

Crafts for Kids: Doggie, Doggie, Where’s My Word Family?

doggie-doggie-gameMaterials

  • Dog and Dog Bowl Clip Art
  • Dog Bone Cookie Cutter (or do a Google image search and trace that)
  • Construction Paper
  • Plain Folder With Pockets

Directions
1. Using your cookie cutter (or clip art images) trace a bunch of dog bone shapes on construction paper and have your child cut them out.

2. Print 2 pictures of dogs (I found a BUNCH in Microsoft Word).
3. Cut and glue one picture on each side of the folder.
4. Label the sides with your word family (we did -at and -an)
5. Label each bone with words that will fit in each family.

6. Have your child insert the bone into the pocket they belong.

Educational Activities

  • Math:Before we labeled the bones with words, I had my son go around the house and measure his favorite things to practice non-standard measurement.
  • Fine Motor Skills: Having your child trace and cut the bones are great practice for these skills.
  • History/Social Studies: A big vocabulary word taught in the lower grades is responsibility. Discuss this word with your child and brainstorm a list of responsibilities that would come with having a dog as a pet.
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Jenny

Hi there! I'm Jenny, a coffee-addicted, busy-body, work at home mom of two insane boys age 11 & 6. I'm married to my best friend, obsessed with the Packers, and I love to cook, read, and design blogs (I'm kindof a geek). I love to hear from my readers so leave a comment below to join the conversation!

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