Rain

Rain is an original musical play by Dennis E. Smith. The script and the sheet music is all you need to present this clever play. Great for grades 1-4.  Available in ereaderstheater.com. Rain is just one of the 18 original musical plays by Dennis E. Smith in ereaderstheater.com.Screen Shot 2016-02-26 at 7.38.45 PM

Follow up with this cute project from Andrea Maurer. Enjoy those April Showers just a little bit more with this too cute spring craft! 

Singing in the Rain

What You Need: (1 per student)

scissors

glue

crayons

6 “ piece of black yarn

9” by 12” blue construction paper

4” by 4” skin colored construction paper

5” by 5” laminated yellow construction paper

6” by 6” laminated yellow construction paper

1” by 6” skin colored construction paper

1” by 2” skin colored construction paper

5” by 3” light green construction paper

3” by 3” purple construction paper

What To Do

1. Cut a big chunk out of the top two corners of the 6” by 6” laminated yellow construction paper. Glue to the blue paper. (raincoat)

2. Take the 4” by 4” skin colored construction paper and cut the corners and the tips. Glue to the bottom of the 5” by 5” laminated yellow construction paper. Cut a raindrop like shape around the face so it comes to a point at the top. (head and hat)

3. Fold the 1” by 6” skin colored construction paper. Cut on the fold and glue to the raincoat. Fold the 1” by 2” skin colored construction paper and cut all the corners and tips. Glue on the hands. (arms and hands)

4. Hold the light green construction paper horizontally. Cut the top two corners and the tips. Turn it upside down and cut curved lines at the bottom. (top of the umbrella)

5. Give each student a 6” piece of black yarn. Let them create their own umbrella handle. Glue it on the hand. Then glue the rest of the umbrella on the top. (umbrella handle)

6. Fold the 3” by 3” purple construction paper in half. Hold it like a book. Cut a slit about 1 inch from the fold. Cut a curved line to the bottom. Cut on the fold. Glue to the raincoat. (boots)

7. Use the turquoise crayon to make raindrops. Add eyes, nose, hair, to the picture. Decorate the umbrella. To show singing, use a black crayon and draw musical notes to the craft.

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