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Story Book Summer – The 3 Little Pigs

The 3 Little Pigs craft activity to bring the story alive for preschoolers as part of Story Book Summer on Rainy Day Mum

Classic Fairy Tales are timeless and childhood favourites for all the family, this week on Story Book Summer we are sharing some favourites – today I welcome Nadia from Teach Me Mommy to share a craft based around the class tale of The 3 Little Pigs.

One of my personal favourite fairy/folk tale, and definitely my daughter’s (4 years) too, is The 3 Little Pigs! Today I will share an easy craft we did to show the three different houses the three pigs built.

 

 

We kept it quite simple, making the different houses with different material, and

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Story Book Summer – The Princess and the Pea

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All week we’re sharing Fairy Tales as part of our Story Book Summer – today I welcome Liska from Adventures in a box to Rainy Day Mum she’s sharing an amazing shadow theatre with Printables so you can recreate it at home bringing the book The Princess and the Pea alive.

Greetings to the readers of The Rainy Day Mum, and thank you for the kind invitation to write, Cerys! My name is Liska, and I blog atAdventure in a Box. In our house everyone loves books, so I am very excited to participate in the Story Book Summer.

 

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Story Book Summer – The Mitten

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This weeks selection of books for our Story Book Summer are based on Fairy Tales – today I welcome Becky from Kids World Citizen an amazing multicultural mum and author to share a great fine motor lacing activity for kids based on the classic tale The Mitten.

Jan Brett is a brilliant author and illustrator, who uses travel as an inspiration for her children’s books. One aspect I love about her books is that she names a specific setting (in this case, Ukraine) and includes authentic details in the illustrations that reflect the culture represented. As you read the

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Story Book Summer – The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Play Dough Play - part of the Story Book Summer on Rainy Day Mum

Our third week of Story Book Summer comes to a close with one of my all time favourite books The Very Hungry Caterpillar – I am delighted to welcome Jenny from Mummy Mishaps to Rainy Day Mum to share a fun play dough activity for the book as part of the Story Book Summer Series – check out our other posts from this week and watch out for next weeks Fairy Tales week.

Hello! I am Jenny a SAHM who can normally be found over at Mummy Mishaps , where I blog about my

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Story Book Summer – Superworm

Superworm - creative art with yarn bring the book alive as part of Story Book Summer on Rainy Day Mum

This week’s Story Book Summer is all about Bugs and Butterflies today I’m welcoming Jodie from Growing Book by Book to share a fun activity/craft based on the book Superworm by Julia Donaldson.

Hello Rainy Day Mum readers! My name is Jodie from Growing Book by Book and I’m so happy to be guest posting today.

I can’t believe it took me so long to discover author, Julia Donaldson. But, I’m so glad that I did. Her books have become instant hits in our house. One of our newest favorites is Superworm.

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Superworm is the story

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Story Book Summer – Bugs are Insects

Bugs are insects - ladybug addition with play dough part of the Story Book Summer on Rainy Day Mum

Story Book Summer continues this week on the Bug theme – check out our book activity on Monday which spammed both our story book summer and our post for this months Virtual Book Club for Kids with Mad about Minibeasts play dough. Today I am really happy to welcome Kim from Life Over C’s to share some bug activities on the Bugs are Insects.

I’m excited to be with you today on Rainy Day Mum! Much thanks for the invitation!

We have a slight obsession with bugs at our house. I don’t have an obsession with them being in

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Summer Book Exchange – #lovebooks

Love Book Summer Book Exchange organised by The Educators' Spin On It - Whale Books for Kids

We absolutely LOVE books and bringing them alive for my kids through crafts, play and learning so when The Educators’ Spin On It introduced Love Book Summer Book Exchange I jumped at the chance to share a favourite story with another family in the UK and design an activity based on it for them to do at home just like we would.

A couple of weeks ago we received our book and activity pack from Rebecca and her girls at Here Come The Girls all about WHALES – a fantastic topic for me and my kids. With two story

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Story book Summer – Edward in the Jungle

Edward in the Jungle - Small World Play bringing story books alive through play and craft with guest bloggers on Story Book Summer via Rainy Day Mum

Today is our last of this week Story Book Summer with the Jungle theme – all summer long we are sharing posts bringing books alive for children with our Story book summer this weeks theme all about the Jungle. Today Kate from Kitchen Floor Crafts shares some fantastic small world play bringing alive Edward in the Jungle for her kids and us.

I’m really excited to be participating in the Story Book Summer Series from Rainy Day Mum. This is my first time collaborating on a series like this! You can typically find me over at Kitchen Floor Crafts.

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Story Book Summer – Bedtime in the Jungle

Bedtime in the Jungle - handprint collaborative craft for all the family as part of the Story Book Summer on Rainy Day Mum

This week on Rainy Day Mum as part of our Story Book Summer we’re welcoming other bloggers to come and share a favourite Jungle Book and create a craft or activity based around the book. Today I welcome Amanda from Fun Handprint Art and Artsy Momma who is going to share a fun craft for the book Bedtime in the Jungle.

Hi, I’m Amanda and I am excited to be sharing a handprint elephant craft with all of you as part of Jungle week here on Rainy Day Mum. I have two kids who are ages 3 and 6.

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