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Craft-Time Tips and Related Articles



Last updated Saturday, October 29, 2005

The following articles have been compiled from materials given to new volunteers during their reading club training sessions.

  Coming soon! Craft time provides a wonderful opportunity to engage the children in conversation and lively discussion. Please check back for this article which will provide some ideas for conversation topics and game ideas.
 
  Although many of the individual book information pages in this website contain title-specific craft ideas, here is a list of general ideas that would be great with almost any book.
 
  Craft time is a great time to encourage the development of fine motor skills such as drawing, tracing, and cutting. When children are having difficulty with these important skills, they may not want to participate in craft time or, they may be embarrassed to bring their finished product home.