Activities Based on Children’s Books

We are always inspired to do fun crafts and learning activities whenever we read some of our favorite children’s books! Here is a list of activities we’ve come up with inspired by popular children’s books (alphabetized by title).  (Book titles are affiliate links.)

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Over 20 Children's Books with Corresponding


Beautiful Oops!


Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

The Day the Crayons Quit

Elmer the Elephant

Fish Eyes

Freight Train

Goodnight Moon

The Grouchy Ladybug

Harold and the Purple Crayon

How to Catch a Star

I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More

I’ll Follow the Moon


The Keeping Quilt

The Kissing Hand

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin

Let’s Play

Little Blue and Little Yellow

The Little Yellow Leaf

Mix It Up!

The Mixed Up Chameleon

Nuts to You!

An Orange in January

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes

Press Here

Rechenka’s Eggs


Ten Apples Up On Top!

A Tree is Nice

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Lonely Firefly

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt