This week at Creative Clubhouse Stories we will be reading Thank You, Omu by Oge Mora.

This story is about Omu, an older woman who shares portions of her meal with members of her community!

Today we’re making shape stew in honor of Omu’s meal!

Join NYCCT Teaching Artist, Caitlyn, for a digital, interactive & accessible storytime class that mixes books you love with theater games your little one will love – without having to leave home!

This week’s book is Thank You, Omu! 

Make Shape Stew with Us!

What You’ll Need

  • 3 Sheets of Construction Paper (any color)
  • A Sheet of black Construction Paper
  • Crayons
  • Pencil
  • Safety Scissors
  • Craft Glue

This project requires cutting. If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup is helping you cut! 

What To Do

  1. Trace your pot! Your pot is a large U with an oval drawn around the top.
  2. Cut out your pot.
    If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup helps you!
  3. Trace the oval on top with a white crayon.
  4. Draw your shapes on the different colors of construction paper!
  5. Cut out the shapes with your safety scissors.
    If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup helps you!
  6. Glue the shapes onto the circle. Fill up your circle!
  7. Using your crayon write a message to the person you’re sharing your stew with!

And now you have your Shape Stew!

Show us your Shape Stew on Instagram @nycchildrenstheater or email a picture to creativeclubhouse@nycchildrenstheater.org.

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