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