This year I have the honor of being a part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids with +Kristina Buskirk from Toddler Approved , +Cerys Parker from Rainy Day Mum, and +Kim Vij from The Educators’ Spin On It. They have hand selected 3 books to feature each month from their list of favorite authors.
Each month we will be reading one of three books selected, and creating a literacy inspired activity or craft relating to one of the featured books.
My favorite thing to do with my kiddos are literary inspired activities & crafts, I even have a whole pin board dedicated to it…
All the activities we will be sharing are perfect book extensions to enhance literacy in your home, or in a preschool, kindergarten, homeschool classroom setting.
The Virtual Book Club for Kids will be hosted on the 2nd Thursday of each Month. All the activities we will do will focus on Literacy, Math, Science, Arts and More!
Here are the calendar dates, so add them to your calendar now :)
September 11, 2014 – Mo Willems
October 9, 2014 – Julia Donaldson
November 13, 2014 – Eric Litwin
December, 2014 – NONE
January 8, 2015 – Ellen Stoll Walsh
February 12, 2015 – Dr. Seuss
March 12, 2015 – Margaret Wise Brown
April 9, 2015 – Laura Numeroff
May 14, 2015 – Eric Carle
June 11, 2015 – Leo Lionni
July 9, 2015 – Donald Crews
August 13, 2015 – Bill Martin Jr.
And here are all of the books that we will be featuring from the featured authors above.
September 11 – Mo Willems
October 9- Julia Donaldson
November 13- Eric Litwin
DECEMBER 2014 – NONE
January 8- Ellen Stoll Walsh
February 12- Dr Seuss
March 12- Margaret Wise Brown
April 9- Laura Numeroff
May 14- Eric Carle
June 11- Leo Lionni
July 9- Donald Crews
August 13- Bill Martin Jr.
Wahoo – now you have all of the books and authors that we will be featuring in the Virtual Book Club for Kids this year!!
We would love for you to come join us in all the fun – so, here’s what you need to do to join us…
- Print out the list (a fab printable Kim created for us!) – and start reserving or finding your books!
- Pick at least one book each month to read with your child(ren).
- Do a book inspired craft or activity after you read the book.
- Stop by on the second Thursday of the month (on the dates above) and tell us what you did here in the COMMENTS or over on the Virtual Book Club for Kids Facebook page where we will be featuring each month our book related ideas.
Also follow along with the Virtual Book Club for Kids here…
eeek – so are you ready for VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB FOR KIDS?!
I am, and I hope you join me (+V&T) each month as we share a super fun, activity/craft to accompany our selected book each month!!
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