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DIY Corner – Bookmarks For Children

Team StoryWeavers|June 06, 2022, 17:16 IST| 1

Reading is an essential part of a child’s upbringing and education. Inculcating this precious habit from early years will boost their language and comprehension skills. You can make reading more fun and engaging for your child with these simple DIY bookmarks. Help them craft these useful bookmarks that will also serve as reading pointers.

Things needed

  • Ice cream sticks 
  • Paints
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Sketch pens
  • Paper
  • Buttons, sticker eyes etc. 


  1. Take a stick and colour it as per your choice and allow it to dry
  2. You can paint any figures on it or characters to make it more personalised
  3. You can also stick a button or an eye to make it quirky
  4. Once ready, you can use them as bookmarks and also as reading pointers for your child to navigate on the page

Try this fun activity and make cool DIY bookmarks with your little one. After that you could also teach your child how to make a pencil stand out of waste. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Mariam Taqui Ali (pro tip: the middle name is pronounced tuh-key) A Word slayer, pluviophile, baker, traveller; among other things, knows the correct usage of punctuation and the difference between your and you're. She spent some time (read a lot of time) writing, editing and keeping track of word counts. Her trysts with writing and editing has led her to interact with experts from diverse industries like healthcare, wellness, HR, business and technology. Having experienced all that, she continues her professional explorations, to learn, to grow and to be a value add. Drop in a line at if you liked her stories, have something nice to say, or if you have compelling ideas to share!

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Manav Agrahari

January 15, 2022

What the lovely app


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