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Students report on a character from the book by decorating an empty 2 liter soda bottle ..
- 2 liter, empty, clean soda bottle
- sand or rice
- construction paper, fabric, felt. buttons, yarn, etc.
- styrofoam for head
- glue, scissors, paint, markers, crayons
Character bottle directions: 1 - empty 2 liter bottle and fill 1/4 way with sand or rice. 2 - attach 2" dia. styrofoam ball for head. 3 - dress the bottle to look like the character your are reporting on. 4 - Add a colorful name plate.
Paper mache is another idea for the head.