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A Color of His Own (Camouflage Art)

A Color of His Own (Camouflage Art)

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Literacy Activities, paint printing, Painting, Picture Book Activities | 0 comments

M was so excited to wake up and find his cousin O here yesterday morning! It was a dreary, rainy sort of day (much like today) and I knew the boys would need something to keep them occupied after exhausting the majority of toys in the house. Being a teacher, and a lover of literature, my immediate impulse was to find a picture book and create an activity around it. M and I have been talking a bit about camouflage lately, and how it helps keep animals safe from predators, so when I spotted Leo Lionni’s A Color of His Own, I knew it would be the perfect book to devise a quick, hands-on lesson around.

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