Welcome! I am a mom to two wonderful kids, a lovely retired greyhound, and a wife to a great husband. Needless to say, there are a lot of daily messes to clean up around our house. Daily Messes is my blog to share ideas on things to do with your kids, snack and meal ideas, crafts, and holiday fun. I hope you find something to enjoy!

Thursday, April 25, 2013

G is for Green, Grapefruit, and Giraffe

It's letter time again! Today's letter is G.
  • Coloring page (see below)
  • Paint art using Gold and Green paints
  • Learn about giraffes, goats, gorillas, and geese
  • Pick grapes
  • Ghosts: 
    • Cover a lollipop with a tissue, tie with a ribbon at the base and use a marker to draw on some eyes
    • Make ghosts using tea lights and an egg carton
    • Ghostly Handprints
  • Make a giraffe or goat puppet (a paper bag and construction paper works great!)
  • Let the kids wear gloves and help plant in the garden, or even take out the garbage!
  • Make a giraffe out of a G (see below)

  • Grapes (try freezing them and having a yummy cold snack)
  • Ghost Parfaits
  • Goldfish
  • Graham crackers
  • Ganache
  • Gelato
  • Garlic (bread)
  • Ginger (gingerale, gingersnaps, ginger bread)
  • Gnocchi
  • German sausage
  • Goat
  • Goose
  • Gooseberries
  • Granola
  • Gravy
  • Grapefruit
  • Grits
  • Guava
  • Guacamole
  • Gumbo
  • Gum
  • Gyros
  • Gummies (candy)
  • Gold foil covered chocolate coins
G Coloring Page

Giraffe ready to color

Giraffe to cut out, paste together, and color

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