Children’s Literature Coloring Pages & Crafts

May 19th, 2010 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi!  It’s Wednesday, May 19, 2010 and time for Language Arts at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
DLTK’s Children’s Book Breaks

Age Range:  3-10  (for pre-readers and early readers; a few ideas for more advanced readers as well)

This is a massive arts and crafts website that offers free coloring pages and craft activities that correlate with children’s literature including books, fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes. It’s a great way to extend the learning after you read a story with your child.

When you get to the website you’ll see a menu that includes:

  • Aesop’s Fables
  • Arthur
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • Curious George
  • If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
  • Nursery Rhymes
  • Stone Soup
  • Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • ~ and many more!

Click on any title and a new page opens where you’ll find printable coloring pages of the book characters and scenes, as well as craft activities such as instructions and printable templates for making puppets, felt board characters, story sequencing cards, and art projects of all kinds.

Be sure to click on these menu items too:

*Book Report Ideas – Get free templates for making a book report and a diorama.

*Home Made School Journals – Access free instructions and templates on how to make your own personalized journals and diaries – great for getting kids to document what they’re learning. 

*Mini Books – Find an amazing array of printable alphabet stories, bible stories, holiday stories, and some themed stories. You can also print out templates for making custom stories that are all about your child.

This site offers fun ways to extend learning through combinging reading, writing, and art!


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