The Biggest Christmas Tree Ever

Ashlyn got this cute book from her kindergarten teacher today.  After I read it to her she asked if we could make our own Christmas tree.  So I cut out a pattern and got out some materials and we worked together to decorate our tree.  In the story two little mice work together to pick out the biggest Christmas tree and then their families decorate it together.  So, we helped each other make ours.  Her favorite part was twisting two pipe cleaners together to make a candy cane.



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12 Responses to “The Biggest Christmas Tree Ever”

  1. brianne

    I really thought this was my time to be mentioned seeing those little decorations…so close.

    December 17th, 2009 at 5:51 pm
  2. Rebecca

    We just read “The Biggest Snowman Ever” last week! It has those same two little mice :) I didnt even know this book existed. Thanks for sharing!

    December 17th, 2009 at 9:34 pm
  3. vanessa @silly eagle books

    The pipe cleaner candy canes are too cute!

    December 17th, 2009 at 9:48 pm
  4. Debbie

    Her tree is absolutely beautiful. You used some great materials for the decorations.

    December 17th, 2009 at 10:11 pm
  5. sherry

    I love the tree what a great project!

    December 18th, 2009 at 12:07 pm
  6. Kim

    The tree turned out great. Love the pipe cleaner candy canes. Happy Holidays!

    December 18th, 2009 at 4:46 pm
  7. Janelle @ Brimful Curiosities

    Glad to see that some teachers give books as gifts! Very nice tree.

    December 18th, 2009 at 5:27 pm
  8. jennifer

    That is great book/ craft idea. I love linking crafts to books.

    December 18th, 2009 at 5:55 pm
  9. Deborah Stewart

    One of my favorite things to do is to start with a great children’s book and expand from there into art, music, science, and so forth. I love the Christmas tree too! Thanks for sharing!

    December 18th, 2009 at 9:21 pm
  10. Natalie

    This must be about the only Christmas tree book that we missed this year :) Love the craft – she works so diligently on it.

    December 22nd, 2009 at 5:07 pm
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