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Hatching Chicks

Level: ECE, Primary
Grades: PreK - Gr. 2 | Age: 2 - 8yrs| Written by: Donna Brown
[Donna is an artist, parent and teacher from Maryland]

Here you can learn how to make a tiny hatching chick using cotton balls and glue.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Open the Easter Eggs and place a drop of glue in the bottom of one side of the egg.
  2. Place the yellow cottonball on the dot of glue.
  3. Then glue the small eyes to the cottonball.
  4. Cut out a small orange triangle to use as the chick's beak and glue onto the cottonball.
  5. Voila - a baby chick in an egg.

Recommended Books/Products:

The Easter Chicks
by Jackie Harland, Caroline Repchuk
Losing her five baby chicks, Mother Hen fretfully searches throughout the barnyard and pursues promising leads that result in many surprises, as young readers are invited to assist in the search by lifing the interactive flaps throughout the story.

Easter Crafts
by Judith Hoffman Corwin

175 Easy-To-Do-Easter Crafts
by Sharon Dunn Umnik
Easy-To-Do Crafts, Easy-To-Find Things

Crafts For Easter
by Kathy Ross
Presents twenty simple craft projects for springtime and Easter that young children can make from everyday materials.

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