Literacy Craft: Rhyming Peg Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

    This craft is a literacy game that combines practicing fine motor skills with learning rhyming and non-rhyming words. If your little one is not quite reading yet, we’ve also included a template option that has pictures instead of words. Playing is as easy as connecting the dots; just stretch a rubber band to […]

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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: Braided Crowns (LIBRARY MAKE)

Do you want a craft that’s fit for a queen? Understanding patterns and sequences can have wonderful effects on your child’s pre-literacy skills; not only is this a great basic math skill, but by understanding patterns, they’ll start to understand the patterns in spelling and speech!  These braided paper crowns and bracelets are not only a […]

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Library Make: Holiday Mailbox & Card-Writing Station

The holidays are almost here, so let’s develop early literacy while spreading holiday cheer! If your child is distracted by holidays, then try mixing learning with holiday-themed play! This DIY mailbox and holiday card-making station will have your child writing and play-pretending in no time.  Playing pretend helps develop narrative skills, an important step in early literacy; creating […]

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Library Make: Flannel Box and 5 Little Pumpkins Flannel

  Want to take your favorite flannels from storytime on the go? Read on to learn how to make a craft to help you do just that. In storytime, flannels are used to help children practice counting, learn shapes and colors, and boost narrative skills. So much can be done with this simple craft! In […]

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