Children's book week- list of children's books and fun activities to do with each

Children's books with crafts to match. From Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: Children's Book Week - Share Your Favorite Children's Book Activities, Monday, May

draw a picture with white crayon on white paper and then watercolor over it. love this idea!

draw a picture with white crayon on white paper and then watercolor over it. love this idea! Can use any color crayon. It will resist the watercolor. Be sure to lay down a thick line with the crayon.

Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess!

Another pinner says: Mess Free Finger Painting! What an awesome idea! Paint in a ziploc bag taped over a piece of paper. Of course we'll have to REALLY finger paint sometimes, too, since getting messy is half the fun.

Tape word on canvas - finger paint - remove tape

Capri’s Valentine Craft

wouldn't this be cute to tape the grandkids names on the canvas and let them do the fingerpainting to make their own sign for their room. Tape word on canvas - finger paint - remove tape.


I am a Nurse, not because of the pay; because I love to help and "nurse" the sick. When I wake up I don't say "I have to go to work to day". Instead I say "I get to go to work today". It is an honor to help and serve my patients.

Painting with flour. Microwave to make fluffy!

Homemade Puff Paint: 1 tablespoon self-raising flour a few little drops of food colouring 1 tablespoon salt Then add some water to make a nice smooth paste. Microwave the design on high for 10 – 30 seconds until the paint puffs and it’s all nice and dry.

Coloring with cars. So doing this with my boys!

Tape marker to toy cars and have at it. Toddlers will have loads of laughs pushing their toy cars while making a picture.

ha! children....

I know this as fact from teaching Sunday School.oh boy the stuff kids tell. Not so funny when I wonder what things my kids might have told.

Attention Getters - gonna try them

Classroom Attention Grabbers, for my teacher friends, heck I could even use these at home when I need my kids attention

Snow Paint.   When it dries, it's this soft spongy art project...saving this for winter.

DIY Snow Paint ~ When it dries, it's this soft spongy art project. To make your snow paint: Combine equal parts white glue & shaving cream. Makes great snowmen and a snow look on ornaments.

Dr. Seuss

"The more that you read the more things you will know. The more things you learn, the more places you'll go! I think this is just a great quote to have around the room/reading area.

Fun activities after reading book

Summer Reading Adventure Week 2 - The Rainbow Fish. Fun Rainbow Fish book activities, crafts, and snack ideas! Maybe a weekly theme throughout the summer? Get books at the library that have to do with the theme.