Doggie Diaries: Adventures at the Library
|From Harpo's Diary Tuesday, July 19, 2011|
Miss Julie couldn’t take her eyes off of me! My fresh snip from the barber shop left me looking rather dashing.
I was super-duper thirsty when I got to the library. So I slurped down a few vessels of H20, and then I was ready to go!
I put myself in the down position to listen to a new library book called Bed Hog by Georgette Noullet.
Golly was that good!
And then I heard The Adventures of Taxi Dog by Debra Barracca and I realized … I am eight years old and have never ever been in a taxi. I better add that to my bucket list!
I heard a couple of Clifford books: Clifford and the Big Parade and Clifford Makes the Team by Norman Bridwell. As one of the largest PAL dogs, I can relate to that big red dog; I love hearing about his adventures and mishaps.
While some children took turns reading to me, the others made cool little Doggie Reminder Clips.
I think I’ll make one to remind the folks in my home to “Indulge the Dog!” Humans. You gotta leave ‘em hints!
Doggie Reminder Clip Craft
- 1 clothespin
- 1” strip of magnet
- 1 wooden scoop spoon (plain or painted)
- 1 pair of googly eyes
- 1 pompom
- Black or brown felt scraps
- 1 index card
- Liquid glue
- Glue the magnetic strip to the back of the clothespin.
- Glue the clothespin to the wooden scoop with the clip opening at the top.
- Glue the googly eyes on the wooden scoop spoon (with the narrow part at the top).
- Glue the pompom on the wooden scoop spoon at the bottom to form the dog nose.
- Cut out floppy ears from the felt scraps.
- Glue the ears in place on the wooden scoop spoon.
- Write a note on the index card, and put it in the clip.
- Put the clip on a magnetic surface (example: a refrigerator) to use as a reminder.
- Enjoy your craft or give it to someone else to enjoy.
Peace and Love,
The Big H (A.K.A. Harpo)
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