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2017-18 Virtual Book Club for Kids Book List and Activities

Books and activities for the 2017-18 Virtual Book Club for Kids. A great resource for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers! Find books and themes from the 2016-17 Virtual Book Club for Kids season here.

Books and Activities for the 2017-18 Virtual Book Club for Kids

New book picks for the 2017-18 Virtual Book Club for Kids

September and October Picture Books and Activities

Apple Theme Learning Activities

These fun apple theme learning activities were created to go along with the book Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins.

Leaf Theme Learning Activities

Autumn leaves themed learning activities to accompany Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert.

Acorn and Squirrel Learning Activities

Acorn and squirrel themed learning activities to accompany Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt.

Farm Themed Learning Activities

An animal stamping literacy activity and other farm learning fun to accompany Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin.

Monster Themed Learning Activities

These fun monster learning activities work beautifully with Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley.

Pumpkin Themed Learning Activities

Delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and more pumpkin themed learning activities to enjoy alongside Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino.

Witches and Potion Themed Learning Activities

A broom and cauldron drawing activity for kids, and more fun witch and potion themed activities to engage children in after reading the delightful Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson.

Bat Themed Learning Activities

Explore your sense of hearing and more with these fun activities designed to accompany Stellaluna by Janell Cannon.

November and December picture books for kids

November and December Picture Book and Activities for the Virtual Book Club for Kids


Bedtime Themed Learning Activities

Learn about our storytelling routine to help kids get ready for bed, along with other bedtime themed learning activities to go along with Anna Dewdney’s Llama Llama Red Pajama.

Train Themed Learning Activities

A geometric shapes train template and other train themed learning activities to go along with Freight Train by Donald Crews.

Ornament Themed Learning Activities

We shared our ornaments kids can color or sew along with more fun activities to enjoy alongside Laura Numeroff’s Merry Christmas, Mouse!

Gingerbread Themed Learning Activities

I shared a gingerbread house glyph activity, along with more activities to accompany Jan Brett’s Gingerbread Baby.

Reindeer Themed Learning Activities

We read Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and made a fun reindeer letter matching game.

January and February Picture Books for the Virtual Book Club for Kids

Bear Themed Learning Activities

Build shapes with bears and explore more bear themed fun after reading Bear Snores On.

Snow Themed Learning Activities

Bring the snow indoors, plus more fun ways to celebrate snow after reading The Snowy Day.

Pancake Themed Learning Activities

We made our beloved Swedish Pancakes to enjoy alongside If You Give a Pig a Pancake.

Pet Themed Learning Activities

My oldest and youngest enjoyed completing this animal observation log based on observations of our own puppy after reading Harry the Dirty Dog.

Valentine’s Day Themed Learning Activities

Stamped valentines and more Valentine’s Day themed learning fun to go along with Guess How Much I Love You.

Learning About Emotions

A sensory emotional intelligence activity, as well as more emotions based learning activities to go along with Mercer Mayer’s I Was So Mad.

Dr. Seuss Learning Activities

A fun printable rhyming game for kids, plus more fun activities for Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss.

Dragon Themed Learning Fun

My kids love the printable Go Quest! (like Go Fish!) game we made to play alongside Dragons Love Tacos, written by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri.

Virtual Book Club for Kids Picture Books for March and April 2018

Rainbow Themed Learning Activities for Kids

Use food coloring to explore coloring mixing and fluid dynamics, along with other rainbow learning fun to accompany the book A Rainbow of My Own by Don Freeman.

Bunny Learning Fun for Kids

I created a bunny hop alphabet board game for my five-year-old to practice letter names and sounds after reading The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter.

Egg Themed Learning Activities for Kids

Crayon shaving decorated Easter eggs and more egg themed learning activities for kids to enjoy alongside The Easter Egg by Jan Brett.

Bird Themed Learning Activities for Kids

A printable pre-writing activity and more bird themed learning fun to enjoy alongside P.D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother?

Zoo Themed Learning Activities for Kids

Develop design and spatial reasoning through this animal fashion show activity along with more zoo themed learning activities to accompany Peggy Rathmann’s  Good Night Gorilla.

Community Helper Activities for Kids

Get kids thinking about how they can be community helpers, plus more community helper activities to enjoy after reading Trashy Town by Dan Yaccarino.

Frog Themed Learning for Kids

Kids love the pop up feature in this week’s book, Wide-Mouthed Frog. I shared a free printable frog hop number line game, plus more frog themed learning activities for kids.

Plant Themed Learning Activities for Kids

This plants and sunlight experiment is one of my favorite simple science experiments for kids! As always, the post includes links to more plant themed learning activities to go along with the book of the week.

Classic Tales Learning Activities for Kids

Design Shoes after reading The Elves and the Shoemaker, plus find more classic tales activities for kids.

Ocean Themed Learning Activities for Kids

Make a simple sea shell sensory bin and enjoy other ocean themed learning activities after reading The Pout Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen.

This finishes up the Virtual Book Club for Kids program for 2017-18!

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