Sugar Aunts: Preschool Books and Activities

Preschool Books and Activities

We love coming up with fun crafts and activities based on favorite books.  This is a collection of crafts and activities that go along with some fun books for Preschoolers, Toddlers, and School-aged kids.  Kids remember the activity that you create for a book long after they've read a book.  So often, my kids will say (out of the blue), "Hey Mom, remember when we made bear puppets?" in reference to our We're Going on a Bear Hunt activity.  We love to create multi-sensory play and learning enrichment activities to extend themes of books.  We've covered many Preschool books in our blogging days, but also many school-aged books with creative play and learning ideas.  We'll be adding to this page, so be sure to stop back for more fun ideas!
Book activities for kids

Preschool, Toddler, and School-aged Children's Books and Crafts Activities

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 Quick as a cricket book activity   

 Big Red Barn puppets  







Book extension activities for kids

The books Preschoolers LOVE:

Activities and crafts based on Preschool and Toddler books.  This blog has so many quick and easy ideas for kids!


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