A Color of His Own Activities and Crafts

A Color of His Own Activities and Crafts

We just love the book A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni! It is a beautiful book with a wonderful message. Here are several A Color of His Own activities and crafts that go along with this book: A Color of His Own Printable Matching Activity from The Activity Mom A Color of His Own Pipe Cleaner Craft from Lines Across A Color of His Own Changing Chameleon Paper Plate … [Read more...]

Goodnight Moon Activities

Goodnight Moon Activities

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown is one of our all time favorite books! Here is a collection of Goodnight Moon activities and crafts to try:  A Comb and a Brush Activity from Two-daloo.com The kids will have a blast finding pictures from the story with their brush in the salt tray! Puffy Paint Moon Craft from No Time for Flashcards Goodnight Moon Sensory … [Read more...]

Toddler Color Matching

Rings on Fingers Title

Wanting a fun way to introduce colors and body parts to your little one, as well as practice some fine motor skills?  Try this Rings on Fingers color matching activity (inspired by The Eyes of a Boy) and pair it up with your favorite book or song about those sweet little fingers. Cut out two hands, each in a different color of card stock.  I used this hand template to make … [Read more...]

Are You My Mother Themed Activities

birds nest counting

  Birds Nest Counting Are You My Mother Memory (printable) from Reading Confetti Are You My Mother Sequencing Cards (printable) from A Child's Place Are You My Mother Paper Plate Crafts from My Activity Maker Are You My Mother Sensory Tub from I Can Teach My Child  Handprint Bird Craft from The Craft Nest Bottle Cap Birds Craft from Meet the … [Read more...]

Green Eggs and Ham Themed Activities

green eggs and ham

One of our favorite Dr. Seuss books is Green Eggs and Ham! Here are some of my favorite Green Eggs and Ham Themed activities and crafts found around the web!   Green Eggs and Ham Sensory Tub from Wildflower Ramblings   DIY Story Cards and Green Eggs and Ham Video from The Activity Mom   Green Eggs and Ham Taste Testing (Lesson on Judging) from … [Read more...]

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Themed Activities

We love the book Chicka-Chicka Boom-Boom. These Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities are the perfect compliment to the book. G (2 years old) had a Chicka Chicka themed day and he had a blast! Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Painting After reading the book, stamp out a coconut tree!  I found these sponge letters at Wal-Mart.  I paired them with washable poster paint. G had … [Read more...]

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Craft


We LOVE the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault! We decided to make our own Chicka Chicka Craft. Materials: toilet paper tubes, green construction paper, tape, letter stickers This is a great time to sneak in a little cutting practice. Have your child cut out the leaves. I only ended up using 3 tubes. On the top … [Read more...]

Where the Wild Things Are Activities


Where the Wild Things Are is a classic book of childhood. Here are Where the Wild Things Are activities to try after you read the book.  Where the Wild Things Are By Maurice Sendak  Here are a few fabulous activities to try after you read this wonderful book: Where the Wild Things Are Shapes Cut and Paste from Making Learning Fun Wild Thing Paper Bag Masks … [Read more...]

The Mixed Up Alphabet


In The Mixed Up Alphabet by Steve Metzger, the letter Z is tired of always being last so the letters mix themselves up only to decide children will not be happy if the alphabet song is out of order. We've been reading this book so much lately that I decided to make an activity to go with it. I copied the last page of the book onto cardstock and cut the letters … [Read more...]

Celebrate Alice in Wonderland with ALICEWINKS


ALICEWINKS 19th Century Fantasy, 20th Century Imagery, 21st Century Technology Alicewinks is a multimedia iBook that brings the classic illustrations of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to life through animated video and rich narration. What a unique experience we've had with this iBook! N loves the story of Alice in Wonderland! Whether it is watching the movie or reading … [Read more...]

Mouse Book Activities


Celebrate Christmas with Mouse by reading these two books and trying these mouse book activities! If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroof, Illusrated by Felicia Bond Activities 1.  Cook popcorn and string like Mouse for your own tree.  Enjoy eating the left overs! 2.  After popping the popcorn, pop in a fun Christmas movie, set up chairs, and pretend you … [Read more...]

6 Printable Dice Games Based on Books

Printable Dice Games Based on Books

Here are six printable dice games based on books that we've been playing. Read the story and then use the game to have fun counting and playing. Follow each link to the free printable and directions. Three Little Pigs Dice Game Llama Llama Red Pajama Dice Game Little Critter Dice Game Clifford Dice Game Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Dice Game If You Give a … [Read more...]