Trace around each child's hand on a piece of pink construction paper. (Make sure their fingers are spread wide apart.) Cut out the hand shapes and let children spread glue on the palm side. Give children popcorn to lightly press onto the palm area of the hand. The thumb will be the lamb's head and fingers will be its legs. Let children use crayons to give their lambs faces. You may wish to have children glue their lambs onto a piece of drawing paper and draw grass, trees, the sky, and so on. Finally, each child can name her/his lamb and write that name on the paper.
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