Crafts from Your Favorite Children's Stories

From the Series Storytime Crafts

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Crafts that convert a story into a hands-on experience are a wonderful way to involve young readers and listeners. Making a Pinocchio whose nose actually grows, staging a race between the tortoise and the hare, or sending Peter Pan flying through the air will definitely enhance the fun of story hour! These easy-to-make crafts focus on twenty different children’s stories, although many can be adapted to other tales as well.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF015000, JNF029000
Dewey 745.5
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Features Activities and Reviewed


School Library Journal

“Children will like these 20 imaginative projects. . . Each one is covered in a two-page spread, with a materials list followed by a numbered list of steps. The directions are clear and well illustrated with cartoonlike watercolor art. . . As a supplement to storytelling or for hands-on crafts activities, this book is a good companion.”
School Library Journal

Author: Kathy Ross

Kathy Ross grew up in upstate New York in the 1950s. She credits her unusual and very creative elementary school education at Oswego State Teachers College coupled with a childhood that afforded her time to "be" for her endless ability to create. Kathy has written many children’s songs, is a writer for the Highsmith Summer Reading Manual, has made dozens of television appearances, and has given workshops for both children and adults around the country. Kathy has published more then 60 books to date. She was honored to be the featured author of the month on the website of the Children’s Book Council.

Illustrator: Vicky Enright

Vicky Enright has illustrated a number of highly successful Kathy Ross craft titles. Enright lives in Andover, Massachusetts, with her husband, two children, and a big, brown dog that has a habit of popping up in her books.