You won’t lose your place in your favorite book anymore! Make one or more of these Awesome Bookmark Crafts for eager Bookworms like yourself!
Raising a reader is a process, and you should keep at it – even though you may face frequent objection! One way to encourage kids is to let them choose the genre of their choice. Another is to get them attractive tote bags and accessories, like bookmarks!
Yes, when you’re currently in the middle of a book, what is it that you need the most? Yes, you do need a warm beverage, but it’s more important to mark your place in the book! And to do that in style, we’ve got here some clever and fun ideas for bookmarks crafts. These aren’t restricted to any age group and there are different types and styles to suit all tastes.
30 Bookmark Crafts for Eager Bookworms
1. Captain Underpants Bookmark
If you have school aged kids, chances are you’ve heard of the super popular book series, Captain Underpants! Check out this fun superhero craft from Crafts by Amanda to celebrate the newest book in the series and to encourage kids to read. Because after all, reading makes you a superhero !
2. Hello Kitty Bookmark
Create your own super cute Hello Kitty bookmark using pasta and the free printable from Artsy Craftsy Mom. Perfect as an activity or a party favor for a Hello Kitty themed birthday party!
3. Minion Corner Bookmark
Minions! Who doesn’t love these cute little yellow guys? Check out Red Ted Art for the tutorial for this Minion themed bookmark.
4. Pressed Leaves and Flowers Bookmarks
This nature-themed bookmark craft from Buggy and Buddy for kids is simple and perfect for a wide range of ages. Children will enjoy the process of pressing flowers and leaves and then using natural materials to create all kinds of designs for their homemade nature inspired bookmarks.
5. Bookworm Bookmark
If there is one important thing that you can do to help your child become a success in school and in life – it is to encourage him to be a reader and love reading. And a great way to encourage them to open their books is with this cute and adorable bookworm bookmark from Krokotak!
6. Ribbon Bookmarks
These non-slip, easy-sew ribbon bookmarks are fun to make, and the elastic rubber bands can stretch to fit your book. Get all the instructions from Sparkles of Sunshine.
7. Button Bookmark
How cute are these button bookmarks? You can make them in any style with stuff you have at home. Little kids will a have a blast marking pages with these adorable bookmarks from I Heart Naptime!
8. Pom Pom Bookmarks
Sure, your books are beautiful by themselves, but a little accessorizing won’t hurt! These DIY pom-pom bookmarks from Design Mom are super cute and your kids will love showing them off on their bookshelves.
9. Photo Bookmark
I love this idea for a Photo Bookmark from Nearly Craftsy! It’s so fun and quirky and also makes for a great personalized gift for grandparents.
10. Felt Bow Bookmark
These cute Felt Bow Bookmarks are great gifts for Teacher’s Day or even Mother’s Day. Hop onto Cutesy Crafts for the full tutorial to make these pretty bookmarks.
11. Ice Cream Bookmarks
These ice-cream bookmarks from Artsy Craftsy Mom are so adorable, you’ll be tempted to eat them! Don’t blame us if they bring on some serious cravings for ice cream!
12. Handprint Bookmarks
Let your child’s imagination blossom as they “grow” their own flower themed DIY Hand-print bookmarks that double as special keepsakes. The Darice Blog shows you how to make this fun and easy craft that’s also ideal for Mother’s Day or Teacher’s Day.
13. Animal Bookmarks
Your kids will never feel alone when they have these animal bookmarks hanging around. Perfect reading buddies, you can find out how to make them from Piikea Street.
14. Warli Tribal Art Bookmarks
Why not go traditional for a change? Check out Artsy Craftsy Mom’s tutorial on simple Warli tribal art inspired bookmarks. Warli is an ancient Indian art and looks great in miniature sizes – like on these bookmarks!
15. Bat Bookmark
With Halloween coming up, these bat bookmarks are the perfect to make now! You can make the bat in any color keeping the wings black – simple and easy way to add some variety!
16. Monkey Bookmark
How cute are these little monkeys? These monkey bookmarks are perfect for early readers who’ll enjoy having a little companion as they make their way through their first book.
17. Lion Bookmark
Reading the Jungle Book? Get into the spirit of the book with this adorable lion bookmark. Also ideal for any book by Rudyard Kipling or the Wizard of Oz.
18. Hedgehog Bookmark
Hedgehogs are known to be prickly, but these little guys are anything but! These hedgehog bookmarks look so cute and cuddly – even though they’re made of nothing but craft paper!
19. Ladybug Corner Bookmark
Whatever the weather is in your place, you can be sure to feel all spring-y when you make these ladybug bookmarks! They are super easy to make – you’ll be surprised!
20. Farm Animal Corner Bookmarks
Little kids will love these farm animal bookmarks, and they’ll enjoy making the animal noises too! Try experimenting with other animals, and ask your kids for ideas.
21. DIY Rainbow Heart Bookmark
Rainbows brighten up our days, no matter how dull they are! And when you add a good book to the mix, it’ll totally make your day! These rainbow bookmarks are also great for St Patrick’s Day or a rainbow theme party.
22. DIY Rocket Corner Bookmark
Ready to get transported into another world? Yes, books can do that, but this little rocket bookmark can also help! We love how colorful this is – great for kids to learn about shapes too!
23. Printable Unicorn Bookmarks
Unicorns are all the rage, and if you’re into this trend, you’ll love these unicorn bookmarks. They seem perfect for a fantasy book, or even as a little gift for Valentine’s Day.
24. Printable Animal Bookmarks
It doesn’t get easier than these printable bookmarks! All you have to do is download, print and get cutting! Love the whole woodland theme – perfect for fall reading!
25. Handmade Clay Birdhouse Bookmark
This clay birdhouse bookmark would make such a lovely gift for a bird lover! Since it’s made of clay, it requires a little more work than the paper bookmarks, but they are still simple enough to attempt.
26. Madhubani Elephant Bookmark
This Madhubani elephant bookmark is so gorgeous, it looks like something out of a museum! It may look really intricate, but it’s deceptively simple to make!
27. Easy Watercolor Bookmarks
Want to make art but think it’s too difficult? Not at all! If you’re thinking of trying your hand at watercolor, these watercolor bookmarks are perfect to try out – and gift to someone as well!
28. Rainbow Caterpillar Bookmark
This caterpillar is hungry for color, and it shows in his buttons! This caterpillar works well as a bookmark, but it also serves as a cute little desk accessory when you’re not reading.
29. Back to School Monster Bookmark
Monsters live in stories, but they can also live ON your book! With this monster bookmark, it’s certainly possible. The best part of this is that since it’s a monster, you can make it look as funny or scary as you like!
30. Mini Halloween Bookmarks
Get all set for your Halloween reading with perfectly themed mini bookmarks! These would also work perfectly with planners or journals or to decorate a scrapbook.
Don’t forget that the love of reading is something that you can start right from infancy – it’s never too early! Use every opportunity to read to your kids. Help your kids get into the swing of things with these awesome bookmark crafts and make this a great reading year!