Craft ideas

National Reading Month craft ideas for kids: library bags, bookmarks

INDIANAPOLIS — March is National Reading Month, and Carly Dorogi has some fun craft ideas to get your kids excited about books.

Dorogi, a Parenting contributor and former reading specialist, shows us how to make DIY library bags and custom bookmarks with a handy contraption called Cricut Explore 3.

To start nurturing your children’s love of reading, Dorogi suggests taking them to the library regularly from an early age.

“I think the library is a magical place. From the moment your children are toddlers, I encourage parents to take them to the library and make it their go-to destination,” she said.

The DIY tote bag isn’t just fun for kids, Dorogi said, but it’s a win for parents because it gives kids a place to keep their library books together so they don’t get lost. not.

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