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Handy Bookmark

Here's another great gift idea for grandparents. You can also use these bookmarks as unique thank-you cards for gifts your child has received.

Materials

  • Pencil for tracing
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Crayons, markers, stickers, and glitter for decorating
  • Clear contact paper

Directions

  1. Place your child's hand and arm on a piece of paper and trace around it.
  2. Cut the tracing out of paper and have your child decorate it with crayons, markers, stickers, glitter, and so on.
  3. Be sure to write your child's name and age or date on the back.
  4. Cover with clear contact paper and use for a bookmark.

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Copyright 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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