- Stamp pad
- Crayons or markers
- Have your child press her thumb on a stamp pad and then press it onto paper.
- Show your child how to draw a mouse tail and ears on the thumbprint to complete each mouse.
- Do this several times to make a mouse family.
- Use your own thumb and perhaps one of an older or younger sibling, then compare the different sizes each makes.
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Copyright © 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.
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