Fantastical fairy tale crafts
“If you want your kids to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ~ Albert Einstein Benefits of fairy tales for kid…
Fun making Wombat Stew with your kids - Laughing Kids Learn
Have you ever had fun making Wombat Stew with your kids? The girls and I love reading the Australian classic children’s picture story book. It makes us laugh, learn and fortunately no wombats are harmed at any point in the book. I love Australia Day. It happens once a year and I look forward to […]
9 Story Inspired Kids Crafts for Creative Storytelling - Glue Sticks and Gumdrops
These story inspired kids crafts are the perfect accompaniment to your child's favorite books. Crafting and play add another element of fun to story time!
Dear Zoo Small World
Feeling inspired by the 35th anniversary of Dear Zoo I set Adam the challenge of creating his own Dear Zoo Small World. The small world would feature animals from the story and used items found around the house.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytelling Basket - The Imagination Tree
The very hungry caterpillar storytelling basket for hours of playful storytelling fun! This is a wonderful resource to go with a classic kids' picture book.
Pete the Cat Art Project for Kids: How to Make Button Stampers
These diy Button Wine Cork Stamps are SO easy to make and make a fun preschool art activity to go with Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons!
Today's Eric Carle book was The Mixed-Up Chameleon. After teaching the kids about chameleons (like how they actually change color according to their mood or temperature, not to hide!), I read the story and we got to work on our craft. When I made my example (above), I cut out two chameleons. But when I prepared the craft for the kids, I only cut one out. I traced a chameleon template (from a coloring sheet I found) onto a paper plate. I left little spots on the head so they would have some…
20 Cute and Colorful Eric Carle Crafts for Kids
Eric Carle's pictures are how many children the world over are introduced to art. Celebrate this incredible artist with these Eric Carle Crafts for Kids.
"We're going on a Bear Hunt" Small World Sensory Play
Sit back and relax as you are about to relive the most exciting bear hunt story ever, in a small world sensory play kind of way.
Handsewn Bags for Children's Christmas Book Advent - Oh Creative Day
Every festive season, we countdown with a Christmas Book Advent. 24 books that take through until Christmas Day. This year, I've hand-sewn these keepsake book bags. Each day, I will simply place a new book in each child's book bag. This is a simple sewing project for even the not-so-confident seamstress.
25+ of the Best Crafts Inspired by Children's Books
Looking for a fun way to reinforce what your kids are reading? These crafts are great ideas to help your kids learn and have fun at the same time,
Yarn Art Inspired by Harold and the Purple Crayon - Buggy and Buddy
3D Yarn Art for Kids inspired by the children's book, Harold and the Purple Crayon! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com #yarnart #yarn #yarncraft #craftsforkids #artforkids #kidscraft #kindergarten #firstgrade
Drawing Prompt for Let's Play by Herve Tullet - Buggy and Buddy
An easy to set up drawing prompt for kids inspired by the children's book Let's Play! by Herve Tullet! Makes a fun art center for preschool and kindergarten! #hervetullet #artprompt #drawingprompt #artprject #invitationtocreate #preschoolart #kindergartenart #kidlit #picturebooks
Windy Day Hair Painting with Straws
Crazy weather may keep us inside, but is great inspiration for reading about the wind and then creating some windy day hair paintings with straws.
Math Game for Kids: Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons - Buggy and Buddy
Are your children or students big fans of Pete the Cat books like we are? If so, you'll love this math game for kids based on the book, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons!