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!
February - Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
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
April - 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!
June - Mrs. Wishy Washy's Farm
July - Underwater Doggies
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.
August - Secrets of the Seashore
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!
September - Jonathan James & the What If Monster
Perfect for kids with back to school jitters, make your own What If Monster just like Jonathan James!
October - Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere
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.
December - If You Take a Mouse to the Movies
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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