Craft Video Books

Follow along with our videos on our craft playlist on YouTube. You can also download the instructions here.

Caterpillar Snacks

The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle published by Philomel Books

Ten little caterpillars by Bill Martin Jr. published by Beach Lane Books.

Fork Flowers

The tiny seed, by Eric Carle; published by Little Simon

Sidewalk Flowers, by JonArno Lawsonl; published by Groundwood Books

Flower garden, by Eve Bunting; published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Art lab for kids, by Susan Schwake; published by Quarry Books

Big book of crafts and activities; published by DK

The Pigeon!

Look up! Bird Watching in Your Own Backyard by Annette LeBlanc Cate, published by Candlewick Press

National Wildlife Federation’s World of Birds by Kim Kurki, published by Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! By Mo Willems, published by Hyperion

The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! By Mo Willems, published by Hyperion

The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? By Mo Willems, published by Hyperion

Rainbow Mother’s Day Cards

The Kissing Hand, by Audrey Penn; published by Child and Family Press

A Mama for Owen, by Marion Dane Bauer; published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

I Love You the Purplest, by Barbara M. Joose; published by Chronicle Books

Mother Bruce, by Ryan T. Higgins; published by Disney-Hyperion

Seed Planting

Planting a rainbow, by Lois Ehlert; published by Harcourt Brace & Company.

Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney; published by The Viking Press.

This is the sunflower, by Lola M. Schaefer; published by Greenwillow Books.

Growing colors, by Bruce McMillan; published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books

Edible Ladybugs

What about ladybugs?  Celia Godkin  Sierra ClubBooks For Children

The grouchy ladybug  Eric Carle  Harper Collins

Toilet Paper Roll Animals

Henry the sailor cat, by Mary Calhoun; published by Morrow Junior Books

Pete the Cat and his magic sunglasses, by Kimberly & James Dean; published by Harper Collins Publishers

Unlovable, by Dan Yaccarino; published by Henry Holt and Company

The complete cat breed book; published by Dorling Kindersley

Learning to care for a dog, by Felicia Lowenstein Niven; published by Enslow Publishers, Inc.

Yarn Mandalas

Finger knitting for kids: super cute & easy things to make; published by Tuttle Publishing

Extra yarn, by Mac Barnett; published by HarperCollins

Kids knit: simple steps to nifty projects, by Sarah Bradberry; published by Sterling Publishing

Pocket full of colors: the magical world of Mary Blair, Disney artist extraordinaire; published by  Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Snacks-to-Go Food Craft with Gail

Kylie Jean, recipe queen: breakfast, by Gail Green; published by Picture Window Books

Kylie Jean, recipe queen: lunch, by Gail Green; published by Picture Window Books

Ella’s kitchen: the east family cookbook; published by Hamlyn

Rockin’ Snails with Jamie

Slugs in love, by Susan Pearson; published by Marshall Cavendish

Wolfsnail: a backyard predator, by Sarah C. Campbell; published by Boyds Mills Press

Bug detective: amazing facts, myths, and quirks of nature, by Maggie Li; published by Sterling Children’s Books

Seashore, by Steve Parker; published by Alfred A. Knopf

FIN-tastic Father’s Day Cards with Jamie

I love my daddy, by Sebastien Braun; published by HarperCollins

Mister Seahorse, by Eric Carle; published by Philomel Books

Visiting day, by Jacqueline Woodson; published by Scholastic Press

Froggy’s day with Dad, by Jonathan London; published by Viking Press

The apple pie that Papa baked, by Lauren Thompson; published by Simon & Schuster

Owl Food Craft

National Geographic Kids: Owls, by Laura Marsh; published by National Geographic

Greta the great horned owl, by Chrisie Gove-Berg; Adventure Publications

Owls and owlets, by Annabelle Lynch; published by Smart Apple Media

Hoot owl, by Sean Taylor; published by Candlewick Press

Owl moon, by Jane Yolen; published by Philomel Books

Star Art Splatter Painting

The North Star, by Peter Reynolds; published by Candlewick Press

Information graphics: space, by Jennifer Daniel; published by Candlewick Press

A child’s introduction to the night sky, by Michael Driscoll; published by Black Dog & Leventhal

Starry messenger: Galileo Galilei, by Peter Sis; published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux

Fairy Houses

Fairy houses… everywhere! By Barry & Tracy Kane; published by Light-Beams Publishing

Fairy houses and beyond! By Barry & Tracy Kane; published by Light-Beams Publishing

Fairy gardens: a guide to growing an enchanted miniature world, by Betty Earl; published by B. B. Mackey Books

Fairy houses… unbelievable! By Barry & Tracy Kane; published by Light-Beams Publishing

Fairy world, by Stella A. Caldwell; published by Barron’s

Fairie-ality: the fashion collection, by Eugenie Bird; published by Candlewick Press


King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory’s history of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table, by Sidney Lanier; published by Atheneum Books

Prince Cinders, by Babette Cole; published by The Putman & Grosset Group

Princess Pigsty, by Cornelia Funke; published by Scholastic

May I bring a friend, by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers; published by Atheneum Books

The Tudors: kings, queens, scribes and ferrets!, by Marcia Williams; published by Candlewick Press

King Bidgood’s in the bathtub, by Audrey Wood; published by Harcourt, Inc.

King Baby, by Kate Beaton; published by Arthur A. Levine Books

A castle full of cats, by Ruth Sanderson; published by Random House

Dragon Eggs

How to speak Dragonese, by Cressida Cowell; published by Little, Brown and Company

Dragons!, by Lucille Recht Penner; published by Random House

Dragon's egg, by Sarah L. Thompson; published by Greenwillow Books

Dragons: magic, myth, and mystery, by Virginia Low-Hagan; published by 45th Parallel Press

I can draw!: Dinosaurs, Dragons & prehistoric creatures, by Philippe Legendre; published by Walter Foster

Have you seen my dragon? by Steve Light; published by Candlewick Press

Do not bring your dragon to the library, by Julie Gassman; published by Capstone Press

Magical Creatures

The dragons of Wayward Crescent: Gauge  by Chris D’Lacey  Orchard Books

The dragons of Wayward Crescent: Gruffen  by Chris D’Lacey  Orchard Books

Unicorn vs. Goblins: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure  by Dana Simpson  Andrews McNeel Publishing

Uni the Unicorn  by Amy Krouse Rosenthal  Random House

Unicorns! Unicorns!  By Geraldine McCaughrean  Holiday House

Successful Seed Planting!