Great Bookmarks to Download Try these sites for downloadable bookmarks • Just One More Book - courtesy of Just One More Book! "A podcast about the books we love and why we love them." • LookyBook.com - You can print bookmarks on this site that also lets you look at picture books in their
D IR E C T IO NS 1. Print a page of the bookmarks from one of the sites at left. Use card stock for best results. 2. Cut the page into individual bookmarks. (usually 4/page) 3. Laminate. (optional) 4. Punch a hole and add a ribbon or piece of yarn. (optional)
entirety (cover to cover) • Growing Bookworms - courtesy of Jen Robinson's Book Page (email Jen) • Read to Me! - courtesy of author Katie Davis. You'll find more great bookmarks on Katie's website
B E C RE ATIV E
• MuggleNet has quite a few downloadable Harry Potter bookmarks, in PDF • J. Patrick Lewis has bookmarks with poems for kids • The ALA has bookmarks you can buy, in packs of 100 ($8.50/100) • Free coloring pages every Tuesday courtesy of Elizabeth Dulemba
1. Cut a piece of poster board or card stock to a size you like. 2. Use existing artwork or cut pictures from a magazine and glue them to the bookmark. Alternatively, let kids draw something new. 3. Laminate. Clear shipping tape works well if you don't have a laminating machine at home. 4. Why not send a bookmark in your next book gift?
TAP INTO YOUR CHILD'S LOVE OF ART, PICTURES AND DRAWING BY MAKING A SPECIAL BOOKMARK TOGETHER.
SHARE A STORY - SHAPE A FUTURE, MARCH 9-13, 2009
Bookmarks can be all shapes and sizes. On the next pages, we've included some templates to get you started.
Photo credits: Just One More Book, The Reading Tub, Flickr
BO O KS AN D BO O KM AR KS When your youngster brings home art work from preschool or school, check with the young artist if it’s okay to use paintings as wrap for gifts, to cover books, or use as the basis for unique bookmarks. Follow the directions above, or invent your own way of creating a special bookmark so you won’t lose place in your daily story. Books and Bookmarks - a perfect partnership!
A resource for finding and creating bookmarks