Welcome to the Beyond the Book extension activities for The Paper Dolls.
The Paper Dolls is one of my favorite children’s books so I’m excited to share this one today!
The Paper Dolls follows the story of a young girl and her 5 paper dolls, they go on all kinds of imaginary adventures until a pair of scissors threatens their existence. The book also explores some of the fond memories the girl has of childhood.
Not surprising the activity for this book is to make your own paper dolls!
You can go ahead and create your own dolls from scratch – my daughter likes to draw people and then just cut them out. Sometimes she will even make additional outfits for them to wear.
If that is too intense or time consuming for you there are tons of free paper doll printables online. If you have cardstock or thicker paper to print them on they will last longer.
The Paper Dolls has great rhythm and rhyme, you can check out some of my other favorite rhyming books here.
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