These Children’s Book Crafts are certain to provide hours of fun for your children. And really, when it comes down to it, combining reading with hands-on activities is the perfect recipe for creativity and confidence!
If your child loves to read, let them take that passion a step further and make some of these simple book crafts!
It’s that time of year when indoor activities are ramping up, just waiting for the summer weather to poke its head out of the clouds.
While reading books on their own is always a good time, you and your child can easily transform it into a great time by pairing up a craft to go along with the words.
50+ Children’s Book Crafts Your Kids Will Love
Book crafts are a great way to showcase the imagination of your child and also helps them to connect the words from the book into something tangible that they can play with as well.
The great thing about these Children’s Book Crafts is that each one is designed for little hands and big excitement! They’re going to have an absolute blast creating and showing off their new activity!
Pretty Paper Plate Peacock Craft (Three Hens and a Peacock by Lester Laminack)
Playful Giraffe Finger Puppets (Giraffes Can’t Dance)
Paper Bag Butterfly Puppet (Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert)
Eric Carle Ladybug Art Project (The Grouchy Ladybug)
Fun Alligator Puppet Craft (There’s An Alligator Under my Bed)
Paper Straw Bendy Snake Craft (Snakes by Gail Gibbons)
Paint Smash Monster Craft (Romping Monsters, Stomping Monsters)
Tissue Paper Apple Tree Craft (Red are the Apples)
Create a Sandwich Craft (Van’s Sandwich by Dina Anastasio)
Paper Plate Fish Craft (The Bravest Fish Saves the Day)
Pasta Fish Craft (The Rainbow Fish)
Black Glue and Watercolors Rainbow Art Project (My Color is Rainbow)
Fun Robin Bird Craft (A Nest Full of Eggs by Priscilla Belz Jenkins)
More simple book crafts from our friends
We love this simple caterpillar craft from Fireflies and Mud Pies that goes with the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
This Cat in the Hat craft made with shapes from Non-Toy Gifts is perfect for preschoolers!
Create this fun snowy day shadow box from Pink Stripey Socks after reading the class book The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
Looking for more easy arts and crafts inspiration? Try finding a book about your child’s favorite animal and couple it with one of these fun animal crafts.