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The Shape of Things, author Dayle Ann Doods, Illustrated by Julie Lacome
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Home and Community > Homes and Houses
Preschool and Kindergarten
felt inspired to make this simple Easy
Shapes House or Home Craft by a book
called: The Shape of Things, author, Dayle Ann Dodds,
illustrated by Julie Lacome.
You can listen to a reading in YouTube.
back cover has an excerpt of the first page:
"A square is just a square,
Until you add a roof,
two windows and a door,
then it's much, much more."
The illustrations are childlike and very appealing to the young
and the young at heart.
The illustrator, Julie Lacome comments:
"For the borders of each page," she says, " I used
potato-cut printing, as children do in school--that was the most
Look for this title at your library, the children will love it and
it will help get them excited about doing the house craft
Other crafts that tie in well with this book and house and home theme are the bookmark crafts listed in the materials column.
Shapes House Craft
Easy Shapes Hearts &
Patriotic Home Bookmark Craft