Book Inspired Activities for Preschoolers For Every Month of the Year with Free Printable Calendar

12 Preschool Book Activities - one for each month of the year! Plan a year of reading fun for your young child with a free printable schedule, book list, and fun activity or craft inspired by a children's book!

I've always been a big reader, and instilling a love of books has been a big priority in raising my twins. I've found several fun and easy ways to help my kids love books and one of our favorites is bringing our books to life with book inspired activities and crafts. If you're thinking of incorporating more play into your kids' reading, I've got a whole year's worth of books and activities for you to try!

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January - Little Blue Truck 


If you're stuck inside during a January chill, read one of our all time favorites, Little Blue Truck, and make your own Little Blue Truck Sensory Bin for hours of fun!





Help little readers to be retell their favorite bedtime story with this fun matching and learning activity based on Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site.


March - One Windy Day

Blustery March days are perfect for this windy weather activity based on One Windy Day.




Head outside for paper airplane fun with My Friend Rabbit.




May is Be Kind to Animals Month, so it's the perfect time to read Tails Are Not for Pulling and make homemade dog cookies!




Head outside for this fun farm themed activity featuring Mrs. Wishy Washy and her animals!




Fill up your water table for this counting activity! Little animal lovers will adore the silly swimming dog photos in Underwater Doggies 1, 2, 3.




Heading to the beach this month? Take along our Glow in the Dark Ocean Bottle and read Secrets of the Seashore to go with it!




Perfect for kids with back to school jitters, make your own What If Monster just like Jonathan James!




Make your own Pumpkin Patch in a Bottle to go with a super fun Halloween book, Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Everywhere.


November - Thankful


Help kids learn about gratitude with this free printable family activity based on the wonderful new book Thankful.



Decorate the tree with these easy glitter popcorn ornaments based on the adorable Christmas book If You Take a Mouse to the Movies.

Want to read along with us all year? Download the free book activity printable calendar here!



What book are you most excited to share with your kids this year? Leave a comment below or message me on Facebook and let me know!

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1 comment:

  1. I love this idea! I like to extend stories into play. Sorry for the email; I thought I was posting a comment :-/

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