Friday, April 10, 2009

The Best Nest!

We got this nest idea from montessori mama's post today and decided to get right to work building our own nests. We just read The Best Nest by P.D. Eastman, so we found materials similar to the ones Mr. and Mrs. Bird used to build their nest:
stocking string (yarn)
soda straws
hay (paper confetti and basket filler)
horse hair (pink Easter grass)

We started with the rolled-down brown paper bag (I helped with this step), and they painted glue inside their nests and up the sides. Then they went to town adding gobs of nest-building decor! We'll put Easter eggs in when they are dry (they also used gobs of glue!).

This was a fun and easy project!


  1. So happy you had fun! Your nests WERE the best! Too cute ~ I love the story book tie in. We read that story allot too.

  2. We have so many favorite story books, it's usually pretty easy to find a tie-in for the activities we do! If we don't have one, we go to the library! Thanks again for the great nest project! We loved it!


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