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Come and meet Nick Jr.'s, Dora the
Explorer's Little Star.
Today's activities will include a delightful online
story: "Little Star's Wish" as well as other educational activities, and a special
craft to help the children learn the star shape and learn about
Activity #1: Read "Little
Star's Wish" Online Story: Instructions:
When the link opens, click on the Storybooks tab, click on
Little Star's Wish (middle). Companion
printable 12-page coloring story book.
Summary: Dora the Explorer and her friend Boots are out with a telescope looking for stars.
They meet Little Star. Little Star is lonely and wishes for a
friend. Dora will help Little Star find a friend. Let's
find out who is going to be this special friend.
Note: Print one of this two supplementary coloring books to
support the star theme activities:
Star Catching Coloring Storybook
Collect A Star Coloring book
Discuss the story with the children. Talk about friendship and
how wonderful it is to have friends. Discuss that Little Star
is shaped like a star. What shape is the Moon?
Activity #2: "Little Star" Craft
Print the template of your choice in color or black and white.
Color and decorate if applicable. Glue a craft stick/Popsicle
stick, drinking straw or unsharpened pencil to the back to make a hand puppet
(or star wand) or make a little hole on top
and add a piece of ribbon or string to make a cute ornament or gift
Activity #3: Letter
S is for Star lesson plan activities
Visit the activity letter S is for Starfish and adapt to star.
Activity #4: Science: What
is in Space - The Astronomer and Astronaut
This related activity will present basics about the star, sun
star), the moon, Earth and comet. It will introduce the
careers of the astronaut and astronomer: printable crafts and
Letter A is for Astronaut and Astronomer.
Activity #5: Twinkle,
Twinkle Little Star and Star Light, Star Bright Nursery Rhyme
These activities, craft and printable activities can be incorporated to the
star theme and are suitable for a winter holiday or Christmas theme as
Print Star Craft:
Star in Color
-black & white
Review links in the lesson plan for other printable