Category: Booktivities

Book extension activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.

Giraffes Can’t Dance Craft

This giraffe craft is an engaging extension to Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees, a beautifully illustrated rhyming tale about a giraffe named Gerald. Gerald is clumsy with spindly legs and crooked knees. At the Jungle Dance,…

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If I Built a Car Writing Prompt

This writing prompt, which is included in our Transportation Math and Literacy packet, is a wonderful extension to the vibrant, action-packed story If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen. A young boy named Jack verbally designs his ultimate…

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Transportation Math and Literacy Activities

Vroom! Vroom! These transportation learning activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten are sure to get those little brains revved up. This Transportation Math and Literacy contains 12 worksheets and 8 center activities that strengthen the following skills: – Counting –…

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Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story Art Activity

Spring is here and what better way to welcome the season than with kites? This colorful kite day craft is a delightful extension activity to the book Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story by Will Hillenbrand. Bear looked at…

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Art Activities

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, is one of the best-selling children’s books of all time. This charming tale of a tiny and very hungry caterpillar who eats a large quantity of food and then changes into a beautiful…

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Spring Math and Literacy Activities

April showers bring May flowers, and these spring learning activities bring lots of fun! This Spring Math and Literacy pack contains 14 worksheets, a 10 page counting book, and 6 centers that strengthen the following skills: – Counting – One-to-one…

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There’s No Place Like Space! Art Activity

“I’m the Cat in the Hat, and we’re off to have fun. We’ll visit the planets, the stars, and the sun!” These are the captivating first words of the book There’s No Place Like Space!. Written by Tish Rabe and…

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The Gingerbread Man Craft

As a parent and a teacher, it’s always been fun and important for me to introduce ALL of my children to what I loved and adored, and learned from when I was young. So every holiday season, I bring out…

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