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Include supplies to make one or more of these crafts.
- Draw a picture of a house and then glue on popsicle sticks so it looks like a log cabin.
- Make this covered wagon using a milk carton!
- Make cardboard roll puppets of the main characters and put on a puppet show!
- make a dog ears headband and pretend you are the Ingall's dog, Jack.
- Paint and embellish a coffee can and pretend it is a lunch pail.
- Make a corn husk doll.
- Use thick frosting or glue and pretzel sticks to make log cabins.
- Make your own western pioneer town using these ideas.
- Make some hand dipped candles.
- Make some farm and farm animal crafts.
Additional Story Sack Items:
Include some of these related items.
- Print out some pictures and puzzles to color.
- Print out and complete this Little House Crossword Puzzle.
- Print out this Pioneer Word Search.
- Include a map. Try to find the places Laura and her family lived and traveled.
- Include paper and markers or crayons to write or draw a related story. Write about how you would feel if you were a pioneer.
- Include some related books. Here are a few suggestions:
- Related videos to watch:
- Little House on the Prairie T.V. Series
Suggestions for more related activities.
- Make your own ice cream.
- Try making your own Butter!
- Watch an episode or two of Little House on the Prairie on T.V. or on video.
- Pretend to be a pioneer family by dressing up or playing with pioneer paper dolls.
- See if there is a museum near you where you can go see artifacts from this era.
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