Paper Plate Fish Craft Inspired by The Rainbow Fish -
As part of our Ocean Themed Activities we needed to come up with a book inspired craft that my kids could do with little help from me so we read one of our favorite books, The Rainbow Fish. Then like many wonderful kids crafts start, we grabbed a paper plate and got creative. We figured out […]
"If You Give A Mouse A Cookie" Mouse Puppet Art Project
This book by Laura Numeroff and Illustrated by Felicia Bond is so cute! My kids loved it! I thought it would be fun to create a Mouse Paper Bag Puppet to go with the story. I'll read the story using my puppet. Then the students can trace and cut the overalls, paws, ears, cookie and milk... Because "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie" he's going to want a glass of milk to go with it! Here is the pattern you can print out: I used colored card stock and a glue stick for the paper and tacky glue for…
All About Me Crayon
One of the first projects my first graders made were these “All About Me Crayons”. I had seen and taught this lesson probably 10 years ago and decided to revisit it. I can not remember…
Dr Seuss Cat in the Hat Art Project! Thing 1 and Thing 2
Dr Seuss crafts idea takes two of our favorite characters, Thing 1 and Thing 2 and turns them into adorable handprint art that doubles as a keepsake. Make this Dr Seuss craft with your kids!
Corner Bookmarks Kids Will Love
If you're looking for a fun and easy paper craft to make with the kids then these corner bookmark ideas are sure to be a huge hit! These corner bookmarks
STEM Sticks for Brain Breaks - STEM Activities for Kids
Do you have a STEM station in your classroom or homeschool? If you aren’t sure how to facilitate STEM / STEAM learning, fear not! It may sound intimidating but it is truly intuitive to kids especially at the primary level where their little minds are bursting with imagination and creativity. By setting up a ready-to-go […]
A papier-mache treasure island with a twist. One of the perks or working with House of Illustration's education department is being constantly inspired by the brilliant ideas of other illustrators on the team. When H said she wanted to make a treasure island I immediately thought of a Story Island project that Sion Ap Tomas developed for Key Stage…
Top 10 Eric Carle Books and Crafts for Toddlers
Eric Carle is a name Moms everywhere are familiar with. On his birthday, we feature the top 10 Eric Carle books and crafts for toddlers to read and make!
Paper Plate Crafts
51. Kids of all ages will love creating this Paper Plate Owl by Huppie Mama. 52. Throw some shrimp on the barbie, eh mate. (said in my best austrialian accent) Paper Plate Koala by I Heart Crafty Things 53. It’s not easy being green. Unless you’re the Hulk! Hulk Paper Plate by Crafts on Sea.... Read More
DIY Paper Monster Bookmarks
These DIY paper monster bookmarks made with construction paper and googly eyes are so easy to make! Hook the monsters into a book for a fun and silly bookmark! RELATED: Popsicle Stick Monster Bookmarks DIY Paper Monster Bookmarks This craft is great for kids of all ages for back to school, Halloween, or any time! Each paper monster can have it's own personality and no two are exactly the same. My kids read a ton for homework during the school year and I thought it would be fun to make a DIY…
Taco Party Dramatic Play
Everybody knows that dragons love tacos, and I’m willing to bet that your kiddos love them, too. Set up a taco shop with DIY taco ingredients in this fun activity that combines arts & cra…
Paper Plate Dr Seuss Green Eggs - Kid Craft
Paper Plate Green Eggs - Not only is it super simple BUT it also goes along perfectly with the book "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr Seuss.
25+ of the Best Crafts Inspired by Children's Books
Crafts are a great way to visualize stories! In the classroom or homeschool, use these 25+ crafts that were inspired by children's books!