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!
Children’s Book Inspired Crafts
Are you looking for crafts based on books? Look no further! We have put together a big list of crafts based on your child’s favorite books. From Dr. Seuss, to Eric Carle, we have all the best and beloved books and crafts. When you’re a child, reading books and hearing stories come to life in your mind. You can see the pictures on the page (and in your head), but now you can recreate them!
The Big List Of Children’s Book Inspired Crafts
Crafts Inspired By Eric Carle
1. 1, 2, 3 to the Zoo Craft
Make your own tissue paper collage art! Make a hippo using white paper, colorful tissue paper, and glue! This beautiful craft is inspired by 1,2,3 to the Zoo: A Counting Book written by Eric Carle.
2. Tiny Seed Craft
This is such a cute craft by Practical Mom. Who would have thought you could paint with potatoes!? Paint flowers and paint germs based on the books: Tiny Seed by Eric Carle and Germs Journey by Thom Rooke.
3. The Very Lonely Firefly Craft
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts and Activities
- Draw out the caterpillar from The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Your child can color each part of the caterpillar, learn words, and colors!
- Print out this free printable and create the cutest little keepsake! Your child can make a caterpillar crown and then take a picture and put it in the middle of the printable. Yet another adorable craft based on The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
- I love this activity! Use clear (but colorful) page dividers and draw a chameleon on each one. Then cut it out, and hide the around the house. They blend in pretty well making finding them tricky! This fun activity is based on the book The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle.
- Use a toilet paper roll to make your own caterpillar necklace, inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
- Take an empty container and make a caterpillar face over the opening! Gather toy food and blocks and let your little one feed the Very Hungry Caterpillar! This activity is inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
- Grab some noodles, yarn, and construction paper to make this Very Hungry Caterpillar Necklace craft. Which of course is based on the beloved children’s story, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
- We all love the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. This fun activity actually looks deeper into the lifecycle of the Hungry Caterpillar from egg stage all the way to butterfly stage.
- Use paper, acrylic paint and your toes to make little Hungry Caterpillars. This fun painting craft is based on the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
- You’ll need the free printable to do this activity. You can use the food and the caterpillar to follow along the story The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is not the only hungry one! If you’re little one is like mine they’re always hungry! This healthy “caterpillar” snack is perfect!
- Use sponges to paint the Very Hungry Caterpillar on a giant paper leaf. This was inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
- Make the Hungry Caterpillar out of dyed pasta and a red pipe cleaner! It’s clever, cute, and good fine motor skills practice. This was inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
5. The Grouchy Ladybug Craft
How cute is this ladybug craft!? Make plants for the lady bugs to land on using your hand. You can even make the sun and clouds using your fingers and finger paint! This ladybug craft is inspired by The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle.
6. A Very Busy Spider Craft
7. Mixed Up Chameleon Craft
This chameleon craft is so cool! Use card stock to make a chameleon and lace it with yarn. Then add tinfoil, and paint for a shiny colorful animal craft. This craft is inspired by The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle.
Crafts Inspired By Dr. Seuss
8. The Cat in the Hat Craft
- The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss is one of my favorite childhood stories! These 5 delicious snacks are based on The Cat in the Hat.
- Make Thing 1 and Thing 2 using paper plates, paint, and markers! They’re super cute, I love their curly legs. This craft is inspired by The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss.
- Make a felt board to celebrate Dr. Seuss from Cat In The Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, 1 Fish 2 Fish, you can tell all the Dr. Seuss stories!
9. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, Crafts
- Draw out the shape of fish on white paper and cut them out. Then make your own red fish and blue fish. This craft is inspired by the book One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss.
- Red, blue, green felt, scissors, and a marker is all you will need for this craft. It would be a fun craft to make while reading One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss.
10. Wish For A Fish: All About Sea Creatures Craft
Create your the ocean in a jar! It’s so cool. Learn about the sunny zone, twilight zone, dark zone, and the abyss and what animals are on each layer. This science craft is based on the book Wish For A Fish: All About Sea Creatures by Bonnie Worth. (This book is associated with Dr. Seuss.)
11. The Foot Book Craft
12. Green Eggs And Ham Craft
Make all the green eggs and ham treats! Green eggs and hams are tasty, but these sweets are great for pickier eaters! These tasty green treats are based on the beloved story Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Suess.
13. Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb Craft
Make drums using canisters or paper bowls and make music using your hand, fingers, and thumbs! This musical activity is based on the book Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins. (This book is associated with Dr. Seuss.)
14. Wacky Wednesday Craft
Do all these fun Wacky Wednesday activities. Can you find the shoe on the wall? Flip over some furniture, make silly drinks. Make a silly scavenger hunt based on the book Wacky Wednesday by Theo LeSieg. (This book is associated with Dr. Seuss.)
15. Put Me In The Zoo Craft
16. The Lorax Craft
17. I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today Craft
18. In A People House Craft
19. ABC Craft
20. Yertle The Turtle Craft
Crafts Inspired By Oliver Jeffers
21. How To Catch A Star Crafts
- Trace your own stars and stick them on glow in the dark stars to create your own shiny stars you can keep forever! This craft teaches your child to always reach for the stars! It is inspired by How To Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers.
- Make the sky using paint and toilet paper tubes and then cut out golden and silver stars! These make super sweet little decorations, or can be played with. This craft is based on the book How To Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers.
- Who doesn’t love painting!? This beautiful water color depicts the night sky! All you need to do when you’re done painting is add some stars! This craft was inspired by How To Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers.
- This delicious and adorable bento box lunch was inspired by Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers.
- Take a piece of paper and trace the cover of the book How To Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers. You can make your own coloring pages.
Crafts Inspired By Mo Willems
22. Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus! Craft
I love this paper plate pigeon craft! The body of the pigeon is made from a paper plate, as is the head. Don’t forget to give him a beak and a big eye like the pigeon in Don’t Let The Pidgeon Drive The Bus by Mo Willems.
23. Today I Will Fly Craft
24. Should I Share My Ice Cream? Craft
25. We Are In A Book Craft
More Elephant and Piggie crafts! Take pictures of your kids, add chat bubbles, laminate them and then let your child write different parts of We Are In A Book by Mo Willems in the chat bubbles. It’s a fun writing book that let’s your kids be part of the story.
Crafts Inspired By Julia Donaldson
26. The Gruffalo Crafts
- Print off these awesome Gruffalo worksheets and cut out all the animal characters to retell the story and promote pretend play! These printables are based on the book The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.
- Make a delicious berry, rhubarb, and apple crumble with a sugary oat top inspired by the book The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.
27. What The Ladybird Heard
Your little one will love this small world play. Set up a word using oats, animal and people figurines, fake flowers, blocks and more! This super fun pretend play activity is from the book What The Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson.
28. Stick Man
29. The Singing Mermaid
Crafts Inspired By Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault
30. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Crafts
- This Chicka Chicka Boom Boom craft is inspired by the the book written by Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault. Learn your ABC’s with the book and with this fun magnet craft.
- Make a coconut tree with green and wood grain contact paper and grab some magnetic letters. While you read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom By Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault have your child add letters to the tree!
- Make a coconut tree out of painted tin cans and paper. Fill a tub full of rice and magnetic letters and explore the letters as you read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom By Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault.
- Enjoy Chicka Chicka Boom Boom By Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault and a snack! Make a coconut tree using graham crackers, alphabet cereal, green apples, and cherries! What a delicious and healthy snack.
Crafts Inspired By James Dean
31. Pete The Cat Crafts
- Looking for a fun button sewing craft? Sewing is not only a great life skill, but it’s a great activity to go with Pete The Cat: And This Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean.
- All you need is buttons! A basket full of colorful buttons, many you can get at the Dollar Tree, is what you need. Kids will sort the buttons by sizes, colors, and type. This activity is inspired by Pete The Cat: And This Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean.
- These free printables are full of colorful cats and are needed to play the C is for Cat game. You’ll have to match the color of the buttons to the color of the cats! This fun cat game is inspired by Pete The Cat: And This Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean.
- Take a picture of your kids favorite school shoes and frame them on this printable inspired by Pete The Cat I Rocking My School Shoes by James Dean.
- Make Pete the Cat out of a tissue box and feed him objects that start with the target sounds! This activity is inspired by Pete The Cat series by James Dean.
- Pete The Cat: And This Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean is what inspired the groovy cookie buttons. These sugar cookies look just like buttons and are blue, green, and red!
Crafts Inspired By Roald Dahl
32. James And The Giant Peach Craft
I think most of us have at least seen the movie James and The Giant Peach, but this book by Roald Dahl, has inspired a very creative craft. Your child will get to make the peach traveling from Europe to the US.
33. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Craft
Crafts Inspired By Giles Andreae
34. Commotion In The Ocean Craft
35. Giraffes Can’t Dance Craft
Make a silly giraffe using yarn, paper, googly eyes, and finger paints! This silly giraffe craft is inspired by Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Parker Reese.
Crafts Inspired By David McKee
36. Elmer The Elephant Crafts
- Make an elephant with the letter E and give it a colorful background like the one from Elmer by David McKee.
- I love this! Grab this free printable of Elmer and cut out the shape of the elephant and then sponge paint him all the colors! This craft was inspired by Elmer by David McKee.
- Use an empty glass jar, mod podge, and tissue paper to create a colorful candle holder based on the book Elmer by David McKee.
- Take a white piece of paper and trace Elmer on the cover of the book. Don’t forget to add the squares. Then use water paints to color him just like in the book Elmer by David McKee.
- All you need to make this adorable Elmer suncatcher is contact paper, tissue paper, and a paper cut out of Elmer, and string! This craft was inspired by Elmer by David McKee.
Crafts Inspired By Marcus Pfister
37. How Leo Learned To Be King Craft
38. Henri, Egg Artiste Craft
39. Rainbow Fish Craft
Make your own Rainbow Fish in the freezer! Get fish silicone molds and freeze vinegar and food coloring. Then add it to a bowl of baking soda and watch it turn into colorful foam. This science activity is inspired by Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister.
Crafts Inspired By Laura Numeroff
40. If You Give A Moose A Muffin Craft
41. If You Give A Cat A Cupcake Craft
Crafts Inspired By Holiday Books
42. The Sweet Smell of Christmas By Patricia M Scarry Craft
I think we can all agree Christmas has a wonderful smell. And you can explore the scents of Christmas with this fun sensory activity. This activity is inspired by The Sweet Smell of Christmas by Patricia M. Scarry.
43. Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree by Robert Barry Craft
Make the characters from Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree book by Robert Barry as well as your very own Christmas tree.
44. The Great Race: Story Of The Chinese Zodiac Ling Lee and Eric Lee Craft
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with this fun sensory bin. Learn numbers about the Chinese Zodiac, it is so much fun. Thus fun holiday activity is based on The Great Race: Story of the Chinese Zodiac by Ling Lee and Eric Lee.
45. Click, Clack, Boo by Doreen Cronin Craft
Make the spookiest, and cutest, shadow garland this Halloween! Grab some black yarn, black tissue paper, and googly eyes to make this super cute décor. This Halloween decoration was inspired by Click, Clack, Boo by Doreen Cronin.
46. Snowmen At Night by Caralyn Buehner Craft
47. Old Bear and His Cub by Olivier Dunrea Craft
48. Little Blue Truck’s Christmas by Alice Schertle Craft
49. One Feast For Mouse by Judy Cox Craft
50. The Christmas Story by Jane Werner Watson Craft
51. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid Of Anything by Linda Williams Craft
Grab this printable and add popsicle sticks to each picture to guess what comes next in the story The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid Of Anything by Linda Williams
Crafts Inspired By The Bible
52. The Parable of the Sower Craft
53. Noah’s Ark Craft
Crafts Inspired By Books About Cars
54. Monster Trucks! By Susan E Goodman Craft
55. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sheri Dusker Rinker Craft
Grab a bin and fill it with trucks that you’d see in the book along with small stuffed animals, fabric and pom poms and match the items to the story ass you read Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sheri Dusker Rinker.
56. Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle Craft
Crafts Inspired By Audry Penn
57. The Kissing Hand Crafts
- How cute is this card! You make it by tracing your hands and add lots of hearts! This is so sweet you could give it to anyone. This card is inspired by The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.
- More puppets! Make the sweetest little racoon puppets using brown paper bags, paint, scissors, googly eyes, construction paper, glue, and a black marker. These racoon puppets are based on The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.
- This Kissing Hand suncatcher is so cute! Trace your hands on tissue paper, add a heart and decorate your windows! This suncatcher is based on The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.
Crafts Inspired By Books About Animals
58. Play With Me by Marie Hall Ets Craft
59. Just Ducks by Nicola Davies Craft
60. I Love Bugs by Philemon Sturges Craft
61. At The End of The Rainbow by A.H. Benjamin and John Bendall-Brunello Craft
Make a rainbow with fluffy clouds that Badger and Fox can dance under! Don’t forget to add Squirrel’s treasure! This craft is based on At The End Of The Rainbow by A.H. Benjamin and John Bendall-Brunello.
62. A Bear Called Paddington Michael Bond Craft
63. Hello, Squirrels By Linda Glaser Craft
These activities are a great way to not only teach about squirrels, but get outside! Make nests using leaves like squirrels would, and then bury acorns! Can you remember where you buried it? These outside activities are based on the story Hello, Squirrels by Linda Glaser.
64. Don’t Turn The Page by Rachelle Burk Craft
Make your own stuffed animals to snuggle with using fuzzy socks, felt, and stuffing! You can even add lavender oil to help calm your child. This calming craft is inspired by Don’t Turn The Page by Rachelle Burk.
65. The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, And The Big Hungry Bear by Audrey Woods Craft
Strawberry activities! Cut out a strawberry and finger paint the seeds, or add buttons to the strawberries! These are fun learning activities based on The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear by Audrey Woods.
66. The Mouse And The Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary Craft
67. Charlie The Cavalier by Lisa Rusczyk Craft
68. Curious George Goes Camping by Margret Ray Craft
69. Snakes! by David T Greenburg Craft
70. Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio Craft
This is a delicious snack and craft! Make yogurt bark by freezing a think sheet of yogurt. Using a food brush and chocolate sauce paint a portait of Gaston from Gaston (Gaston and Friends) by Kelly DiPucchio.
71. Those Darn Squirrels by Adam Rubin Craft
72. Goodnight Gorilla by Peggy Rathman Craft
Such a cute zoo themed activity. All you need is some black construction paper and some paper eyes you make with white paper and the marker. Each page you turn in the book and see eyes, match the eyes from the book to the paper! This is inspired by Goodnight Gorilla by Peggy Rathman.
73. The Problem With Chickens by Bruce McMillan Craft
74. Splash! by Ann Jonas Craft
Make all the animals like frogs, turtles, polar bears, dogs, and fish as they go Splash! This animal craft is inspired by Splash! Written by Ann Jonas.
75. Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson Craft
76. Stellaluna by Janell Cannon Craft
77. Bats At The Beach by Brian Lies Craft
78. A Giraffe And A Half by Shel Silverstein Craft
79. Interrupting Chicken by Ezra Stein Craft
80. Lizard’s Home by George Shannon Craft
Make a lizard with this free printable and then color him in your favorite colors. Then you can stick pipe cleaners on him to make him extra special. This craft was inspired by Lizard’s Home by George Shannon.
81. Lola Goes To School by Marcia Goldman Craft
82. Lulu The Big Little Chick by Paulette Bogan Craft
83. Penguin and Pinecone by Salia Yoon Craft
Books That Inspire Alphabet Crafts
84. Alphabet Adventure by Audry Wood Craft
85. Berenstains’ B Book by Stan Berenstain Craft
Learn the letter B with Berenstain Bears! What letters start with B? Write them out! Then make the letter B with sparkly pom poms! These B activities are inspired by the Berenstain’s B Book by Stan Berenstain.
Books That Inspire Colorful Crafts
86. Mouse Magic by Ellen Stoll Walsh Craft
87. Mix It Up by Herbe Tullet Craft
88. Perfect Square by Michael Hall Craft
89. Setting The Turkeys Free by W. Nikola- Lista and Ken Wilson- Max Craft
This is a great craft for the fall, right around Thanksgiving! Make turkeys with your hands! Make a yellow one, blue one, green one, even brown! Don’t forget the feathers! This colorful craft is inspired by Setting The Turkeys Free by W. Nikola-Lisa and Ken Wilson-Max.
90. Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni Craft
91. Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? By Bill Martin Jr Craft
Lear about the color brown with brown bear! After reading Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr, look for all the brown things in your house. Teddy bears are brown and so it chocolate!
Books That Inspire Counting Crafts
92. Ten Little Ladybugs by Melanie Gerth Craft
93. Goo and Spot Under The Orange Tree by Elsa Takaoka Craft
Cut out oranges using paper and fractions of a circle. While you read Goo and Spot Under The Orange Tree by Elsa Takaoka you can recreate the fractions from the book.
Crafts Inspired By Traditional Stories
94. We’re Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen Craft
We’re Going On A Bear Hunt retold by Michael Rosen not only inspires you to chant, sing, and really get into this adventurous story, but inspired this delicious Cherry-Almond butter to fuel the adventurous spirit.
95. The Legend of The Poinsettia by Tomi dePaola Craft
96. Warnayarra The Rainbow Snake by Senior Boys Class- Lajamanu School Craft
The story Warnayarra The Rainbow Snake told by Senior Boys Class, Lajamanu School, inspired these beautiful fuzzy rainbow snake crafts! You can even make your own rainbow snake with clay as well.
97. In A Village By The Sea by Muon Van Craft
98. The Lion & The Mouse Jerry Pinkney Craft
Crafts Inspired By Classic Stories
99. The Gingerbread Man by Karen Schmidt Craft
100. The Bremen Town Musicians by Eric Blair Craft
This story is a little rougher for children, it is a Grimm’s Fairytale after all and it teaches us not everyone is nice. But these “Animals In The Night Forest” craft is a light craft to go with the heavy story, The Bremen Town Musicians by Eric Blair.
101. The Three Little Pigs by Mei Matsuoka Craft
Remember the story of the Three Little Pigs by Mei Matsuoka and Parragon Books? It’s one of the fairytales we first learn, and now you can recreate it with this craft. Make the little pigs, big bag wolf and the different houses!
102. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Take a picture of your child against a wall and print off a couple pages. Then give them a purple crayon and let them draw the world just like Harold from Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson.
103. Jack and the Beanstalk by Wonder House Books Craft
104. Kofi and His Magic by Maya Angelou Craft
Kofi and His Magic by Maya Angelou is a beloved story about Kofi learning to weave at a young age and he can make anything he wants come true by imagining it. A sweet story which is what this paper weaving craft is based on!
105. The Little Engine That Could Watty Piper Craft
106. The House In The Night by Susan Marie Swanson Craft
107. The Berenstain Bears’ Almanac by Stan Berenstain Craft
108. Blueberries For Sal by Robert McCloskey Craft
This is a sticky craft, but this blueberry pie craft is sweet and adorable! Cut out some strips of white paper, paint (and taste) the brown paper (crust) with blueberry preserves and create a lattice crust. This craft is inspired by Blueberries For Sal by Robert McCloskey.
109. Charlotte’s Web by E.B White Craft
110. Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi Craft
Make your own puppet using dowels, string, paint, and egg cartons! You can have a puppet just like the puppet in Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.
Crafts From Feel Good Story Books
111. Junk Yard by Mike Austin Craft
Learn about taking care of the world, recycling, and going green with this activity. Take a bin of “trash” from around the house, like spoons, cardboard, broken toys, lids to create a monster who will munch trash! This activity is based on the book Junk Yard by Mike Austin.
112. Telephone by Mac Barnett Craft
113. The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss Craft
114. The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires Craft
Today we’re gonna play with our food! Build the most magnificent thing with your food using blocks of cheese, pretzels, marshmallows, fruits, and vegetables. This food craft is inspired by The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires.
115. Brave Charlotte by Anu Stohner Craft
116. Today I Feel Silly: and Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis Craft
Learn about emotions with these popsicle stick puppets inspired by the book Today I Feel Silly: and Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis.
117. The Quiltmakers Gift by Jeff Brumbeau Craft
118. I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Craft
Make a beautiful silhouette piece of art using paint. Cut out a black silhouette and finger paint a blowing dandelion. This beautiful craft is inspired by I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld.
119. At The Same Moment Around The World by Clotilde Perrin Craft
Learn about telling time and different time zones by checking out a world clock and by making a sun dial and a water clock! This lesson was inspired by At The Same Moment Around The World by Clotilde Perrin.
120. Not A Box by Antoinette Portis Craft
Remember when our parents said kids would rather play with the box than toy? Well this activity is using your imagination and playing with boxes! This activity is inspired by Not A Box by Antoinette Portis.
121. A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon Craft
122. The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt Craft
Crafts Inspired By Pirate Stories
123. The Pirate Girl’s Treasure by Peyton Leung Craft
124. Maisy’s Pirate Treasure Hunt by Lucy Cousins Craft
Remember Maisy the mouse? Go on a treasure hunt with her and her friends. Use paper, sand, and toys, to create your own pirate adventure! This activity promotes pretend play and is based on Maisy’s Pirate Treasure Hunt by Lucy Cousins.
125. Shiver Me Letters June Sobel Craft
126. Treasure Island by Louis Stevenson Craft
Crafts Based On Books About Space
127. Jake In Space: Moon Attack by Candice Lemon-Scott Craft
Learn about space with this delicious sugar cookie solar system inspired by the book Jake In Space: Moon Attack by Candice Lemon-Scott.
128. Mother, What Is The Moon? by David Griswold Craft
Make a moon mobile! It’s so cool because the moon looks so realistic as you paint it with a flour mixture to make it rocky! This fun moon craft is based on the book Mother, What Is The Moon? by David Griswold.
Other Crafts Based On Beloved Books
129. Splat And The Cool School Trip by Rob Scotton Craft
130. King Jack And The Dragon by Peter Bently Craft
131. There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves by Lucille Colandro Craft
Grab this free printable and try to guess what will be swallowed next! Will it be a pumpkin? A shirt? A scarecrow? This cute activity is based on the story, There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves by Lucille Colandro.
132. The Adventures Of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat Craft
Make your own puff paint using flower, salt, water, and food color. Once you have the puffy paint, paint a portrait of Beekle! This fun painting activity is based on the book The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat.
133. Opposites by Sandra Boynton Craft
134. The Lighthouse Keeper by Ronda Armitage Craft
135. And The Rain Came Down by David Shannon Craft
Supplies You May Need To Recreate These Children’s Book Crafts:
So, grab your crafting supplies and favorite books and get started on this creative literary adventure! But what are some of the supplies you will need? It’s really craft dependent, but a lot of these require:
- Colored Pencils
- Tissue Paper
- Construction Paper
- Paper Plates
- Finger Paint
- Paint Brushes
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