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8 DIY Bookmark Crafts

Get lost in a good book—and hold your place with these bookmarks!

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From road trips, relaxing by the pool, or just hanging at home, summer break is full of opportunities for kids to dive into a new book. But first, check out these crafts so kids can make the perfect bookmark for themselves or a friend!
1. Spaceship Bookmarks

These shiny space bookmarks are totally out of this world!

2. DIY Finger-Painted Bookmark

Little bookworms will love getting messy and experimenting with how colors mix while free-form finger painting these colorful bookmarks.

3. Punch-Card Bookmark

This simple bookmark will help motivate your kids and keep their reading goals on track!

4. Kindness Bookmarks

This random craft of kindness is a rewarding experience for you and your little one! Prepare this craft before your next trip to your local library, it is sure to brighten someone’s day!

5. Newspaper and Watercolor Bookmarks

Upcycle old newspaper to create these totally customizable bookmarks!

6. Tie-Dyed Sharpie Bookmarks

Science experiment and art project all in one! This cool tie-dye technique is created using markers and rubbing alcohol.

7. Bookworm Bookmark

The perfect craft for book lovers! Creating this little worm helps kids practice scissor skills and is a great way to use extra scraps of craft paper.

8. Pressed Flowers and Leaves Bookmark

This nature craft is great for kids of all ages. Go on a fun outdoor adventure to gather your supplies!

Once your DIY bookmarks are complete, challenge your kids to a game of Summer Reading Bingo! Download the free printable bingo board here!