Project inspiration from song "I want a hippopotamus for Christmas" sung by Gayla Peevey and written by John Rox.
Students can create their own "I want a ________ for Christmas" writing and create a hippo "hero" for Christmas.
2 fill in the blank templates for
1 page of animals that have several syllables
1 page of examples of rhyming or closely rhyming adjectives and nouns to use in toy fill in the blank
Hippo template and writing paper
Pictures of finished project and ideas.
bow (use premade fabric, Christmas bows or paper bows)