This month we are reading Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina. So, we made a wooden peddler to go along with the book.
If you don’t know about the book boxes that Beth from Days with Grey and I have been collaborating on, you can check out the last few book boxes we have done: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Mouse Count and Owl Babies
But to review, a book box contains your child’s favorite book that’s easy to read paired with some activities that help your child retell the story to you.
I made the peddler out of a 3 1/2 inch turned wood doll. It needed to be big enough to hold 12 playdoh hats. A small peg doll would just fall over. This peddler doll is so fun! And my my son gets to play with it and playdoh as he tells me the story!
Read more to find out how to make the wooden peddler and how to do the activity: