Gift-A Giant Hug!
Need: rolled paper (shelving, mural, or freezer paper), pencils, yard
stick, scissors, glue, crayons, fabric
Give each child a strip of paper about 30 inches long. Trace one of
the child's hands at each end of the strip (with fingers pointing
out). To make the arms, draw two lines with the yardstick connecting
Cut out the tracing of the hands and arms. Write on the arm part,
"A Giant Hug." Let the children decorate them with crayons
Help them fold the paper in thirds so the hands cross over the
center. When opened, there's a giant hug!