Exploring Books Through Play is Available Now!

Our newest book, Exploring Books Through Play: 50 Activities Based on Books About Friendship, Acceptance and Empathy, is available now as both an ebook and in print! This post contains affiliate links. But the ebook to download now here… or buy a print copy on Amazon!     What You’ll Find in Exploring Books Through Play […]

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Small World with Free ABC Printable

This simple Chicka Chicka Boom Boom play set is a fun hands-on way to explore the alphabet and retell this popular children’s book! I’ve also included directions for kids to make their own mini play set, complete with free printable letters. Follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!     This post was originally published on May 6, 2014 […]

Drawing Prompt for Let’s Play by Herve Tullet

Here’s a fun drawing prompt for kids of all ages inspired by Herve Tullet‘s newest book, Let’s Play! In this simple invitation to create, children can create pieces of art or even make their own books. We received the book Let’s Play! for free and are absolutely in love with it!  Follow our Children’s Book Activities […]

Butterfly Activities Inspired by Elly MacKay’s Butterfly Park

Please welcome Sharon from the blog, Rediscovered Families! She is sharing the wonderful children’s book, Butterfly Park, that  you’ll definitely want to check out, as well as some ways to extend the story with butterfly activities! This post contains affiliate links.   Butterfly Park by Elly MacKay Children love stories don’t they? Sharing a good book with a […]

15 Elmer the Elephant Activities for Kids

If your children or students are fans of Elmer the Elephant, you’ll definitely want to try out some of these Elmer activities and crafts for kids! Follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links. Elmer the Elephant has become a favorite storybook character here at home. After reading Elmer by […]

Button Star Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids Inspired by Corduroy

Here’s a simple button star Christmas ornament craft for kids inspired by the children’s book, Corduroy! It’s such a cute and easy homemade ornament that can be adapted for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten. Be sure you’re following Buggy and Buddy on Pinterest!   This post contains affiliate links.   One of our all-time favorite children’s […]

Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities for Kids

If you’re a fan of the popular children’s book, The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, you’ll want to check out these six learning activities and crafts inspired by the story! Follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   Have you read The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin? It’s a great […]

Knuffle Bunny Art Project for Kids

The children’s book, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems, is always a favorite among children. In this simple art activity, kids will enjoy painting their very own Knuffle Bunny using tempera paint. They can even turn their finished creations into 3-D art by adding a simple lacing activity to the project! This post […]