Stick Man Craft For Kids And Reading Resource
Looking for a fun story for kids? Well the Stick Man by Julia Donaldson is a fantastic preschool book for young children to enjoy and today we have this wonderful Stick man craft idea and activity for the kids to make.
What’s even better is this can double up as a reading resource to read with and alongside the kids. So what are you waiting for? Get your craft supplies out and make this fun stick man activity today!
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Who Is Stick Man?
Stick Man is a fictional character created by the previous Children’s Laureate winner Julia Donaldson.
The Stick Man story book is about a wooden stick who is separated from his family. Stick Man goes on an adventure to find his family home and the story is full of fun, adventure and of course amazing illustrations.
This is one preschool book kids love and one that was very popular when I worked as a Kindergarten Teacher.
Supplies Needed For Your Stick Man Craft
All set to give this awesome craft activity a shot? All you need is a few craft supplies and you’re done.
- Wooden Slices
- Graphite Pencil
- Acrylic Paint
- Paint Brushes
- Posca Pens
- Black Sharpie Pen
- Varnish or Modge Podge
How To Make These Stick Man Wooden Slices Reading Resource
Making this wooden slice reading resource to go along with the book Stick Man is super simple and easy to do. Whether your a skilled artist or have mediocre skills like myself, you will need to use your graphite pencil to draw the Stick man characters onto the wooden slices.
Use your Stick Man Book for inspiration, copy these stick man images or look up the story stick man story online for inspiration.
These wooden slices can be painted using a paint brush and acrylic paint or you can use posca paint pens. I prefer posca paint pens when I use wood or stones for art work.
Don’t forget to varnish and coat the wooden slices once they are dry. You can then use them as a reading resource to help tell the Stick Man story or as an art activity to get the kids engaged and having fun after reading the story.
More Stick Man Activities For Kids
There are lots of fun stick man activities you can do with the kids to enjoy this Julia Donaldson book. in fact you could make the stick man using different materials. You might want to make the following.
- Stick man toilet tube craft
- Stick man paper craft
- Make a stick man using playdough. Here is a fantastic playdough recipe to use!
- Create a paper mache stick man
- Go out on an adventure and collect sticks to build your own stick man craft
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.