Literacy Craft: Busy Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

Get ready to get busy! This DIY busy board is ideal to combat travel boredom— and uses materials you probably already have at home! Even though I only list instructions for five learning areas, I encourage you to explore other options for activities that might also work for your child’s interests and skill level. Sensory […]

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Literacy Craft: Clothespin Puppets (LIBRARY MAKE)

How do you make a puppet you can chat with in a pinch? Watch this tutorial to find out how! This craft is an easy way to engage your child with creative and imaginative play. The puppet can be a person, a bird, or an alien! It is completely up to them on how it […]

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Literacy Craft: Sensory Mystery Box

What’s inside the mystery box? It’s up to you! This craft is as easy as it gets – use a tissue box as a base for decoration, and let your little one choose how to spruce it up. Cutting and gluing is great practice for their fine motor skills – and letting them pick the […]

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Literacy Craft: Gingerbread Baby (LIBRARY MAKE)

Ready to craft a creative holiday treat? This Library Make episode features a a book and craft combo sure to bring a smile! Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett is a fabulous book with delightful illustrations sure to spark your little one’s imagination. Aim to practice three early literacy skills with this fun activity: reading, talking, […]

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Literacy Craft: Sensory Learning Cards (LIBRARY MAKE)

As learners, we all react to using our senses differently when discovering new things. Traditional learning usually involves just sight and hearing, but this DIY learning craft uses your little one’s sense of touch to aid in learning shapes and more! In the DIY cards, three senses are exercised to help master shapes, numbers, and […]

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