Let your little ones turn those colorful bits and bobs into treasures with these easy yarn crafts. They encourage kids to practice their dexterity while yielding fun, functional results. Best of all, no knitting needles are required!
Beyond the book. Children's Book Activities. Kids Lit. Baby Book Shelf. Reading. Yarn Lesson Plans. Yarn bombing. Yarn Book. Knitting. Crochet. Jon Klassen. Mac Barnett. Book extensions. Caldecott Award. Books and Learning for kids and toddlers.
Do you have unused yarn and scraps stuffed into nooks and crannies in your space? How many times have you gone to the store for one thing and wound up leaving with ten times the amount of yarn? It's happened to the best of us, but I have some great ideas for you to destash your yarn stash! via Sigoni Macaroni
This post may contain Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. Read full disclosure here. EXTRA YARN BY MAC BARNETT Extra Yarn is written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by one of my favorite illustrators, Jon Klassen. A little girl named Anabelle finds a magical box of colorful yarn. She knits herself a sweater but she has leftover yarn. She knits more and more and more and eventually transforms her dull gray town with her colorful knitting. BEYOND THE BOOK ACTIVITIES YARN BOMBING Look…
Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett and Illustrated by Jon Klassen is our favorite picture book of all time! This book is complete with the perfect role model, an evil antagonist and beautiful illustrations. Empathy, kindness and innocence all wrapped up in one gorgeous picture book. #childrensbooks #kidsbooks #picturebooks #bestbooksforkids #dadsuggests
This mentor text blog post includes ideas and activities on how to use Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett to teach the theme of kindness to primary grade students. Picture prompts, story discussion cards, and writing response templates are included in the FREE RESOURCE provided. #teachingtheme #extrayarn #mentortext