It Looked Like Spilt Milkshake
It Looked Like Spilt Milk Book Play

It Looks Like...?

This activity was inspired by It Looked Like Spilt Milk. To learn more about the book and see all our Spilt Milk activities, click here.  

Transform the premise of It Looked Like Spilt Milk into this easy activity using actual spilt (or rather, gently spooned) milk. 

Supplies

  • milk
  • pie plate
  • tablespoon
  • drinking straw
  1. Pour 4-5 tablespoons of milk into a shallow flat bottom bowl such as a glass pie plate. Using a drinking straw, gently blow onto the milk. What do you see? Turn it around. See a different image? Blow again. Now what do you see? How many different shapes can you make?   What do you see?

 

It Looked Like Spilt Milk

It Looked Like Spilt Milk

It Looked Like Spilt Milk

It Looked Like Spilt Milk

Extension

Help your reader create a book that they will read over and over again by making your own version of Spilt Milk.

  1. After your child creates a shape with the milk snap a quick photo. Repeat with each new shape. 
  2. Print the photos and glue each photo to a sheet of paper. Add the text based on the book that tells what your child saw then bind the pages together. 
    For example, if your child says it looks like a cow, add: 

    Sometimes it looked
    like a Cow.
    But it wasn’t a Cow.
  3. Don’t forget a final page with a photo of a beautiful cloud in the sky!

 

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