Things to Do

This page is full of our activity ideas that are more on the doing side and maybe a bit less on the artwork side (though many involve art.)  As always, catergories are loose. Have fun creating!

Acting out Books
The Mitten by Jan Brett
Mrs. Wishy Washy  by Joy Cowley
Children's Book Charades

All About Me
Lifesize chalk drawings with I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont
Two new kinds of paper dolls with My Dress Up Book & Toca Tailor Fairy Tales app
Simple Birthday Books, Keeping Memories

Color mixing in a bag with White Rabbit's Color Book by Alan Baker
Color Memory & Matching Game with Where is Green Sheep by Mem Fox
Bottle Top Memory Game with 3 books about colors

Five Senses
Tactile Sensory Box with Hedgie's Surprise by Jan Brett

For the Emergent Reader
Dr Seuss CVC (consonant vowel consonant) Game

Fractions/ Play-dough with 5 fraction picture books

My Community
Thank you notes to the Mail Carrier with Good-bye Curtis by Kevin Henkes

Signs of Spring Walk with Home for a Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
Water play ideas with 3 summer books

Sewing with Kids
Sewing Simple Hats with The Mitten by Jan Brett
Making Books- Sewing the Binding

Thinking Outside the Box (aka projects with a cardboard box)
Making a firetruck for your cat with Meeow and the Big Box
Cardboard Box Train with 123 to the Zoo by Eric Carle