Wild and Free Book Club: 28 Activities to Make Books Come Alive (Paperback)
From Wild + Free, a wonderful collection of creative activities for parents, educators, and caregivers filled with engaging and fun ideas to help kids fall in love with literature and reading.
Foster a love of reading in your child with Wild + Free Book Club. An invaluable educational resource curated by Wild + Free families around the world, this full-color illustrated book offers imaginative suggestions for creating themed book clubs for kids. Here are hands-on activities, games, food, and decoration ideas inspired by a carefully chosen list of beloved classic novels, as well as discussion questions about plots and themes that engage kids minds and sparks their curiosity.
Wild + Free Book Club is filled with fun ideas for each book, including:
- Anne of Green Gables—host a picnic tea party
- The Secret Garden—craft a terrarium, a secret garden of your own
- Charlotte’s Web—host an old-time country fair
- The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe—turn your front door into a magical portal to Narnia
With step-by-step instructions, lush photography, and family-tested and kid-approved activities, Wild + Free Book Club will help parents and educators inspire children and instill a lifelong passion for literature and the joy of books.
The Wild + Free Book Club reading list:
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Anne of Green Gables
Around the World in 80 Days
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
The Green Ember
Island of the Blue Dolphins
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Little House in the Big Woods
A Little Princess
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
My Side of the Mountain
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
The Secret Garden
The Swiss Family Robinson
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street
About the Author
Ainsley Arment is the founder and leader of Wild + Free and co-host of the weekly Wild + Free Podcast. As she leads this movement of raising her kids and homeschooling in a new way, she thinks deeply about making the most out of life and ensuring that her children have a fertile seedbed for their own uniqueness and creativity. She and her husband Ben are raising their five kids, Wyatt, Dylan, Cody, Annie, and Millie, in Virginia Beach.