I am so excited to announce that I have created a set of printable book based activity calendars for you to use this school year! The calendars are full of book suggestions and fun activities to do as a family.
They are perfect for:
- teachers to send home as monthly homework calendars.
- librarians to pass out to patrons.
- families who want to enjoy great books and do simple themed activities at home.
The set includes 9 calendars (September 2015- May 2016) and 9 resources sheets. Hang the calendar on the refrigerator each month and take the resource sheet with you to the library to gather the books for the month. The resource sheets also include links to activities.
The calendars are perfect for families with preschoolers through grade 2!
Each week a theme is introduced with a wonderful children’s book. If you can’t find the main title, there are two alternative book ideas each week. Then, there are 5 easy to do activities included with each theme. Activities include literacy, math, art, science and character education ideas. You can choose to do as many as you want to fit your family’s schedule.
Here is a look at just one week of the September calendar.
Featured book: Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington
Alternate books: The Apple Pie that Papa Baked by Lauren Thompson or Apple Pie ABC by Alison Murray
Cut an apple horizontally and notice what you see inside. (hint: a star)
Cut an apple in half and use to stamp patterns with paint.
Taste test 3 colors of apples & tally the results.
Make a list of all the descriptive words that could describe an apple.
Make apple nachos for dessert. Slice apples & drizzle with melted peanut butter.
You get all of these wonderful resources
for just $5 on sale for $4.50!
After your purchase, you will immediately be able to download and then print the black and white 9 calendars and 9 resource sheets with an emailed link.
Enjoy exploring great books and activities with young children!
P.S. The 2016-2017 calendars will be released in July 2016. Sign up for our FREE newsletter to learn about them as soon as they are available.