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: Giant Dice (LIBRARY MAKE)

Did you know that dice are great for early literacy development?  It’s true!  Dice can help your child improve number literacy, learn turn-taking, get rid of excess energy, and more.  Just looking at the dots on a dice can help with your child’s number literacy!  But dice are small and hard to read and pick […]

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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: DIY Play Dough (LIBRARY MAKE)

Let’s head to the kitchen! Cooking with your child can have LOTS of developmental benefits; improving fine motor skills, vocabulary, listening skills, counting, use of the five senses – the list goes on and on!  Like cooking, playing with clay or play dough is a great sensory activity with plenty of benefits for kids, and […]

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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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