Cyberschool George Washington's Hatchet

Legend of George and the Cherry Tree

Art project:  Make Hatchet


Black, White, and Red construction paper
Fine tip marker


Precut white paper to 6 1/2 inches by 9 inches.  Glue on black paper with 1 inch border.  Have students cut out hatchet and two red circles for cherries and glue to white paper.  With marker make stems.

We use the legend of the cherry tree in conjunction with The Book of Virtues for Young People, a Treasury of Great Moral Stories, by William J. Bennett


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