Joseph Had A Little Overcoat

March 2015 Guide

March 4

Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Art Supplies

  • Green bell pepper
  • Green paint
  • Construction paper

Shopping List

  • 4 limes (key limes if possible)
  • 1 banana
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • Graham crackers
  • Spinach wraps
  • 1 head kale
  • 10 ounces frozen broccoli
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1 onion
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
  • Green grapes
  • Yogurt, any flavor


March 11

Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka by Tomie dePaola

Art Supplies

  • Supplies from your art shelf

Shopping List

  • 1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes
  • 1 savoy cabbage
  • 1 leek


March 18

The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster, illustrated by Chris Raschka

Art Supplies

  • Watercolor paper or other heavy paper

Any of the following (or a combination)

  • Crayons
  • Pastels
  • Watercolors
  • Watercolor pencils

Shopping List

  • Bananas
  • Raisins
  • Oats


March 25

Millie Waits for the Mail by Alexander Steffensmeier

Art Supplies

  • Paper

Shopping List

  • 1/2 gallon 2% or whole milk
  • 2 lemons
  • Candy thermometer
  • Cheesecloth

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