cut 1"x12" strips of cardstock or ds paper. Score at 1/2" for the head, then 1" marks for body and end up with 1/2" for tail. Punch holes for the pencil to go through. Use a dimensional to attach the doxie's head . Punch hearts and stick on body for added embellishment.
We read the story "Splat the Cat" and the students created their own drawing of Splat. They sketched their cat in pencil, painted with tempera paint, and used construction paper and pipecleaners to add the face and whiskers.