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Book Activities

What is even more fun than reading together?! Creating crafts and doing activities inspired by the books after reading together! These Book Activities include crafts, sensory, and learning ideas that are inspired by our favorite picture books. 

Book Activities Inspired By Picture Books

Not only are these book activities fun to do after reading together, but they will also help your children to develop many skills that will help them when reading and writing.

Through these book-inspired activities, your kids will work on their letter recognition, fine motor skills, and much more! 

Alphabet Activities:

Put Me in the Zoo Alphabet Activity

Mouse & Cookie Letter Mats

Big Red Barn Color By Letter Worksheet

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed The ABC’s Letter Recognition Activity

Dragon & Taco Letter Recognition Activity

Mouse & Popcorn Letter Find Activity

Mouse & Cookie Letter Order Activity

Brown Bear Magnetic Letters Activity

Moose & Muffin Letter Recognition Activity

Pig & Pancakes Letter Recognition Activity

Reading Activities:

Worm Weather Book Activities

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Beginning Sound Activity

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books Sequence Stick

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bat Sequencing Activity

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Cow Sequencing Activity

Writing Activities:

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly Pre-Writing Activity

If I Ran The Zoo Inspired Writing Activity

Mouse & Cookie Pre-Writing Activity

Book Activities for Kids Inspired By Picture Books We Love

Sensory Activities:

Brown Bear Sensory Bottle

How To Make Oobleck

Spilt Milk Play Dough Mats


Black Bear Paper Plate Craft

Put Me In The Zoo Paper Plate Craft

Paper Plate Bat Craft

Paper Plate Rose Craft

Mouse Shape Craft

The Lorax Inspired Puppet Craft

The Sleep Book Paper Plate Craft

The Lorax Inspired Hand Print Craft  

More Book Activities:

Coconut Tree STEAM Activity

Apples Up On Top Addition Game

Your kids can learn so much from reading together! With these Book Activities, you can extend the learning and create a craft or do an activity to go along with the story.

Book Activities Inspired By Picture Books

More Reading Resources:

Learning the ABC’s

Pre-Reading Skills

Reading Activities