CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK 2020 - MAY 4 - MAY 10 (PART ONE)

MAY 4 THROUGH 10 2020 IS CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK Theme this year is "READ DREAM SHARE"

 

 

 

What is Children’s Book Week and how can you join in the celebrations?

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.
Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!

The 2020 Children’s Book Week will take place with two dedicated weeks of celebration, May 4-10 and November 9-15!  JOIN THE CELEBRATION by using the links below for fun, informative, inventive things to do this week inspired by books to Read Dream Share . . . 

MAY 4 (AND ALL WEEK & MONTH):

COLORING PAGES

As a celebration of the 2020 Children’s Book Week, illustrators shared their art! Several beloved children’s book artists have contributed their beautiful and inspiring artwork to help celebrate the 2020 theme, Read. Dream. Share. Use link to left.

 

READING CHALLENGE; TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE BOOK.

Challenge yourself, your friends and your family to read this week and all year long.  Use the unique list at the link to left. Pick a book you love, fill out the diagram and share it with a friend! Use link to left.

 

MAY 5 & 6:

ART AND COMICS

Draw Judy Moody with illustrator Peter H. Reynolds, make comics with Big Nate creator Lincoln Peirce, and draw Phoebe and Friends with cartoonist Dana Simpson. Use link to left.

 

MAY 7& 8:

S.T.E.M.

As your child’s educator, parents use the link to the left to choose great S.T.E.M. activities for your children based on  Read. Question. Think. by Andrea Beaty illustrations by David Roberts. (publisher: Abrams) Learning activities with AdaTwist Stellar Scientist, Rosie Revere Bold Engineer, Iggy Peck Amazing Architect will help kids have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  Also use a geat Workman Activity 17 page Mad Science booklet for creative, fun experiments. All at link to left.

 

MAY 9:

EXPLORATION & DISCOVERY:

Explore the world of "WHERE'S WALDO" and the world of birds in your backyard with the geat activity sheets and suggestions at link to the left.

 

MAY 10:

COOKING:

Cookbooks are the source of great "activities" -- fun, tasty, creative recipes will inspire and challenge kids. Use link to left.

 

 

BONUS - DAV PILKEY

Check out fun videos with Dav Pilkey every Friday. Use link to left.