A simple craft in which students cut out heart shapes (pattern included) and then back cut-out areas with tissue paper to make window decorations. Activity can be done with craft knives, which require close adult supervision and assistance.
"It's a mushy gushy mystery when Junie B. Jones gets a big, mushy card from a secret admirer!"
This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development (with none of Junie B.'s notorious grammar).