Scroll down for picture book themes packed with activities for early learners.
This Charlotte’s Web Book Theme is based on the best-selling children’s chapter book by E. B. White. The story centers around a pig named Wilbur, a spider named Charlotte, two farm families, and other colorful barnyard animals. The latter part of the story celebrates the sights, sounds, and excitement of a country fair. For theme activities, click here:
This ninja theme draws inspiration from the picture book “Wink, The Ninja Who Wanted To Nap”, written and illustrated by J. C. Phillipps. The book is filled with energy, wisdom, and tidbits about Japanese culture. For young children, the story is a captivating read. The illustrations provide inspiration for multicultural story extensions. For book-themed activities, click here:
“Just Itzy’, by Lana Krumwiede, is a fun-filled storybook about a spider’s first school day in “spindergarten”, incorporating some of children’s well-known nursery rhymes. For theme activities, click here.
“Wow! Said the Owl” is the perfect title for this story by author/illustrator Tim Hopgood. In the picture book an owl stays up all night and day in summer, enthralled with the colors of nighttime, early morning, midday, and sunset. For easy to do follow up art activities, click here.
In the picture book “Llama Llama Holiday Drama,” written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney, little Llama becomes overwhelmed helping his mama with holiday preparations. To view the post featuring a llama themed Christmas sensory bin, click here.