Sunday, February 19, 2012

"That's Not My..." Craft Activity

Have you read any of the "That's Not My ..." line of books?  We own That's Not My Dolly and That's Not My Puppy, and our one year-old really enjoys them.  This week, the Infant Bibliophile decided to create one of his own!

"That's Not My [baby sister's name]."  I blurred his cover to omit personal names, but you get the idea.  We used an old box of "extra" photos, but just used a bit of tape to hold them down, so they can be returned once we are ready to dispose of the craft.

Here are a few of my favorite pages:

"His ears are too big"

"That's not a person"

I realized with horror that I don't have ONE printed photo of his baby sister for the final page.  Everything is digital!  I better hit Shutterfly soon.  For now, we just printed a black and white on regular printer paper.

Easy and fun!  This is making me want to search the shelves for other baby books to inspire us.  Next, I think we'll make a local version of the "Goodnight, (city name)" books.  It would also be fun to use different materials to make a touchy feely book.  And we haven't made a flap book in awhile.

Comment: Do you make books with your kids? 

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Raising a Happy Child said...

This is a fun idea. We do make books from time to time, but daughter is not too patient with actually completing them.

MaryAnne said...

I love his book!

Emma made a joke book recently, but we should delve into book-making more...