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Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids
Wonderful craft ideas for you and your kids to enjoy for Valentine's! Spread love and joy with these cute and fun DIY ideas, including Love Bugs, Valentines cakes and Suncatchers. #ValentinesDay #ValentiensCrafts #KidsCrafts #DIY
the book character crafts for kids that are great to use with children's books
Book Character Crafts for Kids
Crafts for kids based off of classic children's book characters including the Rainbow Fish, Harry Potter, or the Cat in the Hat. #BookCharacters #KidsCrafts #ChildrensBooks
children's books and crafts with corresponding activities to help them learn about the environment
Children's Book Activities for Kids
Over 20 ideas for activities based off of children's books. For parties, classrooms, and more! #ChildrensBooks #BookActivities #DIY #BookCrafts
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Valentine's Bookmark Crafts
Valentine's Day is coming up! Looking for a quick and cute craft for loved one who loves to read: origami heart bookmarks! Read more to find out how to make your own! #ValentinesDay #Reader #Books #Bookmarks
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Fun with Holidays Around the World
I love holidays! And I love teaching about holidays in my classroom. Whether a major holiday like Christmas or a less celebrated holiday like Labor Day or Veteran’s Day, I love teaching my students about the history and cultures behind the holidays. The winter holidays are no exception! There are so many different holiday celebrations during the winter months, each giving us a glimpse into the history and culture of different countries. #WinterHolidays #Holidays #Crafts #Activities #Teaching
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We’re now over halfway through December, and the distant ringing of jingle bells is drawing closer every day (can you hear it?). By now, you’ve probably started collecting presents for family members and friends, and your closet is bursting with hidden treasures in festive wrap. Need to keep track of who you bought for and who you need to buy for? Download our FREE Holiday Gift Planner! #Holidays #GiftGuide #GiftPlanner #Gift #Crafts
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Preschool Books and Activities
Children can explore books through their senses and with a hands-on approach while learning and making memories. These preschool books and the activities that we’ve come up with…are popular children’s books that are fun to read, and fun to play along with! These are book extension activities that we’ve read and come up with book-based sensory play ideas, regulation ideas, fine motor activities, crafts, and more. #Activities #Crafts #PictureBook #ChildrensBook #KidLit
an open book with the title help your kids write and print their own book on it
Bookbildr Review – The Easy Way to Print Your Own Book
Writing books has been a fun way for my kids to learn about language arts and everything that goes along with writing. Spelling, grammar, plot, character development, setting – the list goes on and on! #Writing #Activities #PictureBook #ChildrensBook
a paper turkey that has been made to look like it is reading the thanksgiving book
Turkey Teaching Ideas
I love turkey crafts. Okay, I LOVE all crafts. Crafts are great for fine motor skills, listening and speaking skills, and they provide a keepsake for parents. #Activities #Crafts #Gratitude #Thanksgiving #Thankful
some crafts for kids that are made out of paper
These gratitude crafts and activities are the perfect way to open up a conversation about showing gratitude and being thankful with kids. #Activities #Crafts #Gratitude #Thankful
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A Color of His Own: Chameleon Watercolor Project
We love connecting projects to books, and we're always inspired by the amazing group of bloggers who participate in the Virtual Book Club for Kids (you can also check the club out on Facebook) as the group comes up with some great extension activities each month. This month's author was Leo Lionni. We chose to read and do a project using a book we've really been enjoying lately, A Color of His Own. #Activities #Crafts #WaterColor #PictureBook #ChildrensBook #KidLit #AColorOfHisOwn
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10 Book-inspired Fall Crafts and Activities
Last Fall we featured several Lois Ehlert books as part of Virtual Book Club for Kids. I loved these four books displayed above because they inspired so many amazing Fall activities! #Activities #Crafts #Fall #Autumn #PictureBook #ChildrensBook #KidLit
some crafts and activities for children to make
6 Eric Carle Books & Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Today I am sharing 20+ of my favorite crafts and activities to go along with SIX of our favorite Eric Carle books. These six books below are 'must haves' in our home library but we are hoping to buy a few new ones to celebrate his birthday too. #Crafts #Activities #EricCarle #KidLit #PictureBook
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Coffee Filter Bat Craft
Hi there! Today I’m going to show you this super cute Coffee Filter Bat Craft that’s great for Halloween decorating or even a theme unit about bats. Here’s what you’ll need: #Crafts #Activity #Halloween #CoffeeFilterCraft
spider web sun catcher made out of stained glass with the words spider web on it
Spider Web Suncatcher Craft for Kids
1. Grab a sheet of black construction paper and fold it down to create a triangle, cut off the extra flap. 2. Fold it again and then again. 3. Fold it again cut of the extra flap. 4. Start cutting the web along the fold. Cut a cut at the top and continue cutting down curving the cut to create the spider web shape. #Crafts #Activity #Halloween
paper monster bookmarks made with construction paper and glue
DIY Paper Monster Bookmarks
These DIY paper monster bookmarks made with construction paper and googly eyes are so easy to make! Hook the monsters into a book for a fun and silly bookmark! #BookMarks #Crafts #Actvities #ChildrensBooks
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100+ Crafts Inspired by Children’s Books
These activities combine two of our favorite things: crafts and children’s books. What could be more fun than making your favorite book come to life? We have so many fun crafts shared here and the number is growing every day. I’m sure that at least one of your little ones favorites is on the list! #Crafts #Activities #KidLit #PictureBook #ChildrensBook
popsicle stick craft for kids made with monster puppets and pom - poms
My kids are just getting into the ages where they appreciate chapter books, and will read them throughout the week. This means we need bookmarks and more bookmarks! We have a collection of printable bookmarks for various occasions and seasons on this site, and this fun DIY bookmark craft is easy to make. #Bookmark #Craft #ChapterBook #KidLit
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Book Based Snacks Inspired by Children’s Books
My daughter and I love to cook and bake together in the kitchen. So we love bringing our favorite books to life with book based snacks like the ones featured here! #Snacks #StoryTime #KidLit #PictureBook #ChildrensBook
an image of teddy bear craft made with construction paper
Building Corduroy the Bear (with Video)
For this month’s Virtual Book Club for Kids, we are all reading & playing with Corduroy the Bear! Ella and I have ambitious plans to make our own felt teddy bear later this month, but for now a Building a paper Corduroy is the perfect shape identification activity for after reading Don Freeman’s classic, Corduroy. #Craft #Corduroy #KidLit #PictureBook #ChildrensBooks
an orange fox paper plate craft with the words in socks on it and a book next to it
Paper Plate Fox In Socks Craft
Looking for a fun and easy Dr. Seuss craft project to do with your kids? This paper plate fox in socks craft is perfect! #Craft #DrSeuss #KidLit #PictureBook
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Cupcake Liner Pigeon & Duckling Craft
Looking for fun craft ideas for kids? Learn how to make a cupcake liner pigeon and duckling craft with easy instructions from Glued To My Crafts. #BookCrafts #PigeonAndDuckling #ThePigeonFindsAHotDog
a basket filled with lots of rocks covered in different colors and sayings on them
Growth Mindset Rocks Activity for Kids
Are you ready to make Big Life Rocks? These are rocks painted with inspirational sayings and designs. You can hide them around neighborhoods, stores, schools and other places for people to find. Creating your own Big Life Rocks is a great project to do with your family and friends or as part of classroom or group. #GrowthActivities #Mindset #Kindness
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How to Make a Book from a Single Piece of Paper
A few simple folds and two free printable templates create an easy bookmaking craft. #papercrafts #makeabook
make your own board game for family game night with crayons and colored pencils
How to Make a DIY Board Game for Family Game Night
Make a DIY board game for your next family game night! Includes a Cricut Design Space template to draw and color. #DIY #DIYBoardGame #BoardGame #DIYSForKids #FamilyGameNight
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Easy Bookbinding for Kids
Explore super simple boookbinding techniques with these DIY mini books and journals. #bookbinding
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How to Create a Calm Down Corner in 5 Easy Steps — Creatively Teaching First
A calm down corner is a designated space in a classroom where students can go to take a break and regulate their emotions. Our students come to us with all different backgrounds and home life situations. Kids (and teachers) just need a break sometimes. We have big emotions and need a safe place to regulate those emotions. #CalmCorner #TeacherTips #ClassroomTips #TeachingEmotions
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Setting Up A Stellar Classroom and Home Reading Program
Read the tips for setting up a reading program for children using Daily 5, using leveled readers and book baskets. Create student reading folders with a FREE parent hand-out printable. #Reading #HomeReading #FreePrintable
i wish you more end of the year book with free printables for kids
I Wish You More Book Freebie
Grab this FREE template for an end of the year class book. I Wish You More is a wonderful read aloud for the last month of school. After reading the picture book, have students create their own "I Wish You More" statements. Bind them together as a class book or a keepsake for students to take home! This end of the year activity is perfect for your class! (teacher, elementary, second grade, freebie) #bookcraft #freebie #classroomfun
children's books and crafts with corresponding activities to help them learn about the environment
Activities Based on Children’s Books
We are always inspired to do fun crafts and learning activities whenever we read some of our favorite children’s books! Here is a list of activities we’ve come up with inspired by popular children’s books (alphabetized by title). (Book titles are affiliate links.) Be sure to follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board! #bookcrafts #crafts #childrensbooks #summeractivity #kidsactivity