Fold Your Own Book

Today you're going to make your own book, using just one sheet of paper.[You'll need one piece of paper per person per book and scissors.] Here is a video clip of how to make the book: fold a book   Early Literacy Aside--Empower: Adults, having your children write in the pages of their own books helps them understand how books work, both the turning of pages and also understanding that what they write represents what they say. Whether you are writing words for them or they are drawing pictures or scribbling, you are helping them develop print awareness, knowing that print has meaning. It is easy to do so you can make many books. Make little books for yourself as well as you have fun together.

Fold a Book Handout:  foldbook