Activities to Bring Raising Readers Books to Life

Reading aloud is one of the best ways parents can help their children develop a love of books and reading. However, there are many additional ways books can be enjoyed and explored! Explore our series of  activity kits based on many of the books distributed through the program. Many of them contain crafts, snacks, songs and other activity ideas to accompany each book and help parents/caregivers make the most of the book sharing experience.

Use the search feature to find the activity kit for a book you already own. Or, find a kit that appeals to you and borrow the book from the local library. The kits can be used in group settings by childcare providers, libraries, and preschools. Parents will also find helpful and fun activities to do with their own children.  We will continue to create activity kits for additional Raising Readers books. Watch this page for updates as they become available.

Special thanks to the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy for funding development of the Literacy Explorer Kits.

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resources6 A Red Train Newborn Download PDF
resources6 A Visitor for Bear 4 years Download PDF
resources6 All About Me! 6 months Download PDF
resources6 Animals (My Little Carry Me Books) 9 months Download PDF
resources6 Baby Bear's Books Newborn Download PDF
resources6 Baby Faces 4 months Download PDF
resources6 Baby Faces 4 months Download PDF
resources6 Baby Faces 6 months Download PDF
resources6 Baby Faces Stroller Book Newborn Download PDF
resources6 Bob 3 years Download PDF
resources6 Book! Newborn Download PDF
resources6 Books from Maine: A Raising Readers Collection 5 years Download PDF
resources6 Bright Baby Chunky Books Newborn Download PDF
resources6 Colors (Little Scholastic) 2 months Download PDF
resources6 For Just One Day 3 years Download PDF
resources6 Hip, Hop 2 months Download PDF
resources6 Homer the Library Cat 4 years Download PDF
resources6 Hop a Little, Jump a Little 12 months Download PDF
resources6 I Can Help 24 months Download PDF
resources6 I Love Colors 4 months Download PDF
resources6 I Love Colors 4 months Download PDF
resources6 If You're Happy and You Know It 15 months Download PDF
resources6 Kiss the Cow 4 years Download PDF
resources6 Knees and Toes 15 months Download PDF
resources6 Little Blue Truck 24 months Download PDF
resources6 Look at That! 2 months Download PDF
resources6 Look at You! A Baby Body Book 12 months Download PDF
resources6 Maine Stories for Maine Children: A Raising Readers Collection 5 years Download PDF
resources6 Meeow and the Little Chairs 18 months Download PDF
resources6 Peek-a-BOO What? 9 months Download PDF
resources6 Peek-A-Boo WHO? 9 months Download PDF
resources6 Pouch! 24 months Download PDF
resources6 Quack Quack, Maisy 4 months Download PDF
resources6 Rainbow Colors Peekaboo! 6 months Download PDF
resources6 Raising Readers: A Treasury of Tales from Maine 5 years Download PDF
resources6 Raising Readers: A Medley of Maine Children’s Stories 5 years Download PDF
resources6 The Seals on The Bus 3 years Download PDF
resources6 Time for Bed 2 months Download PDF
resources6 Time for Bed Newborn Download PDF
resources6 Two At The Zoo 18 months Download PDF
resources6 Vroom Vroom, Maisy Newborn Download PDF
resources6 Walk with Me! 12 months Download PDF
resources6 What Does Baby See? Newborn Download PDF
resources6 Who Hoo Are You? 15 months Download PDF
resources6 Who's in the Forest? 18 months Download PDF

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