We read a lot! If there is one thing that I like more than reading, it’s bringing a book to life. Today, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite resources for bringing books to life. Plus, I’m throwing in a few more books that are full of reading activities for kids.
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Books You Will Want to Check Out Full of Reading Activities for Kids
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- I have to start with one near and dear to my heart. I created Read, Create & Share to hold myself accountable for teaching my kids to give year-round and not just at the holidays. This ebook is filled with 12 book suggestions, 12 creative projects, and 12 ideas for sharing those creations with others. See more—>Read, Create & Share
- One of my newest favorites is Exploring Books Through Play by a group of talented bloggers including my good blogging friend Merideth from Homegrown Friends. It includes 50 activities for teaching about friendship, empathy, and acceptance through children’s literature.—>Exploring Books Through Play
- More Story Stretchers is one I used while teaching and it’s still available. It includes ideas for Madeline, The Snowy Day, Owl Moon, and more.—>More Story Stretchers
- Five in a Row is great for homeschoolers. Loads and loads of activities based on wholesome children’s literature. There are several volumes in this series including Before Five in a Row for little ones.—>Five in a Row
- Once Upon a Time in the Kitchen takes children’s classics into the kitchen. I’m a huge fan of book inspired cooking and this fits the bill.—>Once Upon a Time in the Kitchen
- 100 Fun & Easy Learning Games isn’t based on children’s books, but it is full of awesome learning activities and many of them are literacy based. It’s packed with pictures. One of my favorite activities in the book is Muffin Tin Syllable Counting. See more—>100 Fun & Easy Learning Games
- Another one that isn’t based on books, but has lots of alphabet activities is ABCs and 123s. I was pleased to help co-author this one and it’s full of alphabet activities and number play-based ideas. See more—>ABCs and 123s
Enjoy finding loads and loads of book-based and reading ideas to use with kids.
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