Want to encourage your kids to read more?
These bookmarks for kids certainly make reading more fun!
Many feature favorite characters from books and will pair perfectly with your child’s favorite stories.
Some of these DIY bookmarks are crafts, some are print-and-color bookmarks, and others are ready to use as soon as you print them. All are absolutely fantastic!
These bookmarks for kids are great for making with a group of kids at the library, in the classroom, or right at home with your own kiddos.
Some—like the Harry Potter, Pokemon, Star Wars, and Thor bookmarks—would make fabulous and inexpensive party favors to go along with your party theme.
Time spent reading (and crafting) with your kids is always time well spent. Choose a bookmark or two from this list, and get started making them with your kids today. You’ll be glad you did!
Our print-and-color Dr. Seuss bookmarks are perfect for preschoolers and beginner readers who love the whimsical stories of Dr. Seuss.
Kids can choose their favorite character—Horton, Cat in the Hat, the Lorax, or Thing 1—to print and color in.
Whether you're studying ocean animals or just need some cool bookmarks, these printable ocean coloring bookmarks will be a hit with your kids.
These bookmarks feature a scuba diver, seahorse, sea turtle, a dolphin, and more!
Potterheads who read their HP books over and over again need these cute Harry Potter printable bookmarks in their life.
Choose from Harry, Ron, Hermione, or Dumbledore!
Here's another fun version of monster bookmarks using craft sticks and pom-poms.
You can find all these materials at the Dollar Store, so it's a really inexpensive craft to do with a group of kids.
Don't you love The Grinch?
We watch these movies every Christmas. Color these before or after a Grinch movie night with the family.
Perfect for shark week or when you're studying a shark or ocean unit, these corner bookmarks are super easy to make, and they're fun to look at!
It looks like the shark is taking a bite out of your book.
Your little mermaid will have so much fun making this mermaid craft bookmark.
It pairs a mermaid tail with a clamshell and will look beautiful marking your pages.
Ladybugs are so cheerful, aren't they? They're also thought to bring good luck.
These pretty ladybug corner bookmarks are a great project for spring or summer and will add lots of color and fun to your favorite books.
Your little aspiring astronaut will love building rocket bookmarks. The template makes it easy for kids to cut and assemble the rockets.
When the holidays are in full swing, provide a fun quiet time activity for the kids with these colorable bookmarks featuring Santa, Rudolph, and an adorable penguin.
These bookmarks would pair perfectly with a book-a-day Advent gift.
Any Star Wars fan would be proud to rock these bookmarks in their favorite books.
The printable bookmarks include Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, and Han Solo.
This origami fox bookmark is so adorable. It will make an excellent craft if you're studying woodland animals.
Kids can follow along with the simple step-by-step instructions and pictures to make their own.
Do you love owls as much as we do? This owl bookmark is colorful, cute, and easy to make.
You can even swap out the colors to create an endless combination of owls. How fun!
We just love these rainbow bookmarks that remind us to "Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud."
These would be totally appropriate for a lesson on kindness.
Are you looking for a cute bookmark for spring? Try these colorful and fun flower bookmarks made with craft sticks and pom-poms.
They'd be great for kid-made Mother's Day gift as well!
These printable animal bookmarks offer kids a chance to practice their scissor skills since they're not just the usual rectangle shape.
Choose from a raccoon, koala, rabbit, panda, tiger, and deer. Kids will love any of them!
The fun thing about these monster bookmarks is that each monster is unique!
Even with the printable template, you can adjust each monster's features, like the color, the eyes, the shape of the nose, the smile, and more.
They're a lot of fun to put together and will look super cute marking your books.
Speaking of Star Wars, no collection would be complete without some lightsaber bookmarks!
These are made with craft sticks and paint, and they're really easy!
Do you have Pokemon fans in your house?
Try your hand at these Pokeball corner bookmarks during crafting time.
Not only are these fun to make for your own personal use, but they'd make terrific party favors at a Pokemon party as well.
What could be more magical than unicorns? These beautiful unicorn corner bookmarks will be loved by little girls especially.
You could even use flower stickers for the crown if your little one can't cut out flower shapes on her own.
This simple origami project results in the cutest elephant bookmarks you've ever seen.
The corner itself is just a few easy folding steps, and then kids can cut out ears and a trunk themselves.
Use a sharpie and sticker eyes to add detail to the face, and you're all set.
These pencil-themed bookmarks are great page-keepers for books that you're studying for school.
They're simple to make using only craft sticks and paint!
If your child enjoys paper weaving, these printable paper weaving bookmarks will be a fun little project for a 'crafternoon.'
Once you learn the technique, it's really easy to do this with your favorite patterned scrapbook paper or textured paper, too.
Don't forget your favorite Pokemon characters. Make a Bulbasaur, Squirtle, or Charmander bookmark using craft sticks.
Reading challenge bookmarks can be a fantastic motivator to encourage your child to read.
Each time your kid reads a book, he or she can color in one of the books on the bookmark. You can even offer a little prize once a stack is completed.
Boys will love these Thor Stormbreaker Axe bookmarks!
The design is simple—you'll need a craft stick, some brown yarn or twine, and gray cardstock. Easy peasy.
Which of these bookmarks do you think your kids will like best?
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