Kaitlyn has been learning about temperature in Kindergarten this month and they have been tracking the days with lions and lambs. Over March Break we had a calendar and every day she had to pick a lion or a lamb and record the temperature. In the 9 days she only had 1 lion and was a bit mad about that fact. She tried to convince us that one beautiful 15 degree celsius day was a lion day just so she could glue on a lion. After a beautiful March Break we had one last major snow storm which resulted in a snow day last week. She got her lion day.
To wrap up the month yesterday we decide to make lions and lambs of our own courtesy of a link Gramma found on Family Fun. They turned out pretty good but in comparison to other baking projects that I have done with my kids it was pretty parent intensive. They helped me add the ingredients but lost interest in kneading after about a minute. When we were assembling the lions and lambs they rolled out the legs and tails but I had to use the garlic press for the mane and wool as it took a fair bit of pressure. Their favourite part was adding the raisins for the eyes and the poppy seeds on the lamb’s legs. A fun activity to do with your kids but I don’t think it would be feasible to do with a group of very young children as they would need a fair amount of assistance.