Spring Activities… Reading Pointer & Bookmark

It’s spring. It’s beautiful outside and we are enjoying it! Today was the perfect day to throw a blanket on the lawn and get creative. At school Big M uses craft sticks as a reading pointer. I love the idea! Since we are forever searching for bookmarks around here, I thought our reading pointers should have a dual purpose.

Spring activities Bookmark & Reading Pointer

Spring Activities… Reading Pointer & Bookmark

What you need: Colored Sharpies and Jumbo Craft Sticks.

Before we got started I asked M and M to think about things that remind them of spring. We took turns sharing our favorite springtime moments.

Once we had a pretty good list I handed over the Sharpies and craft sticks.

Bookmark & Reading Pointer. Spring Activities from A Mom with a Lesson Plan

It’s always hard to tell how well an activity will go over, this one went on for an hour! We even had to send Little M inside for more craft sticks! I even made a bookmark or two.

Spring activities Bookmark & Reading Pointer

My favorite art activities are the ones that leave us with something useful. We now have a  handful of bookmark reading pointers near every reading space in the house. Perfect for our little beginning readers!

This post is just one of the Spring Activities lesson plan, make sure to check out the rest if you are looking for things to do in the spring!

More fun reading activities

Dr. Seuss Activity – There’s a Wocket in My Pocket
Create your own book activities
Picky Mrs. Pickle

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  1. Using craft sticks as pointers is a great idea. Love the idea of doubling them up as bookmarks. Such a simple idea yet very effective. Thanks for sharing.

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