Watch the hedgehog...does he want to be the pet.
Look at the trolls underground, explain the evidence
that they want a dog.
Watch sequence of trolls coming up the ladder on the
List Treva's tricks, i.e. used mittens to warm
ears...follow the blue-mittened troll.
Using a plastic butter tub as a guide, cut out 6-10
circles of white construction paper. Write a sentence about the book on one side
and illustrate that sentence on the other side. Punch a hole near the top of each
circle. Trade with a friend who puts them in sequence and then puts a ring through
Enlarge the troll pictures. Have the students
pull out a cotton ball and glue this to the troll's hair. Make a background where
the trolls are hiding. These can be used as illustrations for individual stories.
Find examples of the art or rosemaling.
Patterns are available at craft stores.
Embroidery - look at the pattern in the book, repeat
these using 1/4 or 1/2 inch squared paper. Use this for a border for a story.
Use the same pattern with yarn and grid plastic, available at craft stores, and use cross
stitches to make the design.