30 DIY Bookmark Crafts for Eager Bookworms

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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!

With school season in full swing, kids are going to have lots more reading assignments in the coming months. Even if they don’t, you’ll want to see them reading more than staring at a screen. 

Raising a reader is a process, and you should keep at it – even though you may face frequent objections! 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 DIY Bookmark Crafts for Eager Bookworms

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!

1. DIY Mermaid Tail Bookmark Craft + Free Printable Template

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Got a new fantasy novel? Make it even better with these gorgeous DIY mermaid tail bookmarks! Make them in multiple colors and give them to your best friends too!

2. Hello Kitty Bookmark Craft

You won't lose your place in your favorite book with a fun bookmark! Make one or more of these 14 Awesome Bookmark Crafts for eager Bookworms like yourself!

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

You won't lose your place in your favorite book with a fun bookmark! Make one or more of these 14 Awesome Bookmark Crafts for eager Bookworms like yourself!

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

You won't lose your place in your favorite book with a fun bookmark! Make one or more of these 14 Awesome Bookmark Crafts for eager Bookworms like yourself!

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 Craft

You won't lose your place in your favorite book with a fun bookmark! Make one or more of these 14 Awesome Bookmark Crafts for eager Bookworms like yourself!

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. Thing 1 Thing 2 Bookmark Craft

If you enjoy the antics of Thing1 and Thing2, you'll love this Thing1 Thing2 Bookmark Craft! Super easy and perfect for Dr. Seuss Day!

If you enjoy the antics of Thing 1 and Thing 2, you’ll love this Thing 1 Thing 2 Bookmark Craft! Super easy and perfect for Dr. Seuss Day!

7. DIY Gond Folk Art Parrot Bookmarks

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Learn about a traditional art form from Central India with a fun project – DIY Gond Folk Art Parrot Bookmarks! Easy enough for little kids to make themselves!

8. Monster Corner Bookmark for Halloween

This super cute Monster corner bookmark craft is fun and a great way to get the kids interested in books and reading. It's also a Perfect Non-Candy Alternative to Trick or Treating this Halloween

This super cute Monster corner bookmark craft is fun and a great way to get the kids interested in books and reading. It’s also a Perfect Non-Candy Alternative to Trick or Treating this Halloween

9. Photo Bookmark

You won't lose your place in your favorite book with a fun bookmark! Make one or more of these 14 Awesome Bookmark Crafts for eager Bookworms like yourself!

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. Vegetable Corner Bookmarks

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Make your own Vegetable corner bookmarks! Perfect for Vegetable day, learning about vegetables & “grow” their love of reading!

11. Ice Cream Bookmarks

You won't lose your place in your favorite book with a fun bookmark! Make one or more of these 14 Awesome Bookmark Crafts for eager Bookworms like yourself!

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. DIY Panda Hug Bookmark

Aren't pandas the cutest? Now this panda hug bookmark will become your favorite way to mark your place in your latest read! Make them for your friends too!

Aren’t pandas the cutest? Now this panda hug bookmark will become your favorite way to mark your place in your latest read! Make them for your friends too!

13. Printable Quokka Hug Bookmark Craft

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What do you know about quokkas? Well, this Printable Quokka Hug Bookmark Craft is the perfect opportunity to learn more about these guys!

14. Warli Tribal Art Bookmarks

You won't lose your place in your favorite book with a fun bookmark! Make one or more of these 14 Awesome Bookmark Crafts for eager Bookworms like yourself!

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

This easy Corner Bat Bookmark Craft is not just useful for marking your place in your book, it also puts you in the mood for Halloween!

With Halloween coming up, these bat bookmarks are perfect to make now! You can make the bat in any color keeping the wings black – a simple and easy way to add some variety!

More valentine themed Bookmarks are these DIY Halloween Character Bookmarks

DIY Halloween Character Bookmarks. A frightfully fun fall craft! Includes templates to make green witch, bat, haunted house, Dracula, black cat & ghost bookmarks.

and these Alien Stick Bookmarks for Halloween + Free Printable Template

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16. Monkey Bookmark

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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

10th August is World Lion Day, which makes it the perfect time to make this Lion Bookmark Craft! Just download the free printable template, print and go!

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

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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

Set up your spring reading with some cheery Ladybug Corner Paper Bookmarks to help mark your place! Make them in different colors and gift your friends!

Whatever the weather is in your place, you can be sure to feel all springy when you make these ladybug bookmarks! They are super easy to make – you’ll be surprised!

20. Farm Animal Corner Bookmarks

These adorable DIY Farm Animal Corner Bookmarks are just what you need to mark your place in your favorite book! Perfect spring craft for school kids!

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

Books add color to a drab world, and a Rainbow Heart Bookmark adds color to your daily reading time! Make more of these to give out to friends & teachers!

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

Reading takes you places and now you can take that trip on a rocket! Make this bright and colorful Rocket Corner Bookmark with supplies you already have.

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 Baby Unicorn Bookmarks

If you thought unicorns couldn't get more lovable, check out these printable baby unicorn bookmarks! Made from paper, these are just too cute for words!

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

Get ready for school with our free Printable Animal Bookmarks for Summer Reading. The perfect Back to school Printable to cheer up your reading time!

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

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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

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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

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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

Our Rainbow Caterpillar Bookmark Craft using Buttons is a Perfect craft to accompany the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

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

Back to school Monster Bookmarks - Easy to fold origami adorable Dragon bookmark, perfect for Halloween, back to school or just for fun. Goes well with book - Again! by Emily Gravett

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

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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.

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!

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!

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!

 

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