Book Activities and Crafts

Activities Based on Children's Books

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Senses: Smell. Use a Read Aloud to help use your sense of smell. Read "Are you my Mother?" in the Dr. Seuss series Read "Are you my mother"? A Dr. Seuss Book about a baby bird that falls out of his nest while his mother goes in search of food. He comes across animate and inanimate objects and asks "Are you my mother. " I have used this activity...

Scribble Stones Craft Activity At Just Like Home Daycare, Inc. they read the book, "Scribble Stones, " and then proceeded to make their own fun scribble stones for an enjoyable craft activity! Materials needed to make scribble stones To make your own...

Glad Monster, Sad Monster Craft Project At Miss Vicki's Daycare, they read the book, "Glad Monster, Sad Monster, " and learned about how to express feelings. After reading the book, the children used pieces of construction paper to make their own monsters with happy...

New Zealand Kiwi Bird Based on a Story book 'Little Kiwi's Matariki' which is all about the New Zealand Māori New Year and is celebrated by looking at the Stars that signify the new year. The little Kiwi is fast asleep in her burrow. A beam of moonlight...

Three Little Pigs Paper Standees (Houses Template) These paper standees are perfect for playing with in order to tell the story of the three little pigs and the big bad wolf who tries to blow down their house! We previously published a post with the three little pigs as paper...

Three Little Pigs Paper Puppets These paper storytelling puppets are meant to be used to tell the tale of the three little pigs! It is the famous story where the three pigs all built different houses and a big wolf came along and blew the house of hay down, and...

Making Imperfect Squares Craft for Preschoolers At Connecticut Friends Preschool in Wilton, Connecticut they did a craft inspired by the book, "Perfect Square, " by author Michael Hall where they made their own imperfect squares for fun! Materials Needed to Make Your Own...

5 Lorax-Themed Crafts to do When Discussing Dr. Seuss At South Shore Children’s Center of West Islip, Inc. in Islip, New York, the class had been discussing the works of Dr. Seuss. One quite famous book by Dr. Seuss is, "The Lorax. " The Lorax is famous for how he tries to...

Craft Activities for Preschoolers Themed for Books by Dr. Seuss At Shepherd’s Fold Daycare Pre-K 4 & 5 they enjoyed reading an assortment of Dr. Seuss books throughout the week and did crafts themed for each of the five books they read! The Cat in the Hat The students made pictures...

Dr. Seuss Feet and Sock Themed Books for Young Children At Kids Connect Preschool in North Tonawanda, New York the class had so much fun reading books by Dr. Seuss that related to feet and socks! The books they read were, "The Foot Book, " and, "Fox in Socks. " To tie...

Dr. Seuss-Themed Art Show by Preschool Students At PALS Play & Learn School in Hillsborough, New Jersey the preschool students put-on an art show themed for Dr. Seuss! The class made different pieces of artwork all based on or related to famous Dr. Seuss...

Dr. Seuss Themed Crafts about Thing One and Thing Two In the famous Dr. Seuss book, "The Cat in the Hat, " at one point in the story readers are introduced to the troublemaking characters Thing One and Thing Two. These adorable little creatures often are beloved by children, and...

Classroom Reading Fort (and Painting Activity) for Preschool At Bright Beginnings Learning Center and Daycare in Sandy, Oregon, the classroom teacher, Miss Joy, built a fort for reading! It was a unique twist on having a reading corner and the students were very excited to use the...

"Jack and the Beanstalk," Crafts and Activities At Little Lamb Daycare in Eugene, Oregon they spent the day reading and discussing, "Jack and Beanstalk, " as their topic of the day! The class made magic beanstalks then traced over capital, "B's, " with an assortment...

Color Monster Drama First read the book the color monster. Then prınt out the different feelings monster and hand them out to children to color. After that stick them to a spatula and perform a small play. Please make sure to cut some...

"The Giving Tree," Activities Students at Discovery Isle in Oceanside read the wonderful book, "The Giving Tree, " by Shel Silverstein and then proceeded to do activities related to it! The Intermediate-level class spent the rest of the week doing these...

Learning About the Letter Ee with Elmer the Elephant The letter E and its lowercase version of e is very important. The fifth letter in the alphabet it is a vowel and occurs in many words. At Happy Trails Childcare & Day Camp in Bohemia, New York, they learned...

5 Activities Inspired by the "10 Little Rubber Ducks," Book The book , "10 Little Rubber Ducks, " by Eric Carle is beloved by children all around the World, and at Sunshine and Rainbows Learning Center in Joliet, Illinois they did a number of fun activities with their own little rubber...

How to Catch a Monster Activity Here is Mrs. Brittany's class at Elite Education in Gallatin, Tennessee we read, "How to Catch a Monster. " Then we created our own monsters as a fun craft activity and also wrote about how we would catch them! Check it out...

Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest These teachers are amazingly creative! Each year we hold a literary pumpkin contest and we think this year they have gone above and beyond. It will be hard to choose a winner for sure! Primrose School at The Park ...


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