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


Not Quite Narwhal


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