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Happy Monday! I’m back for our Virtual Book Club for Kids and this week’s theme is transportation! We’re reading Freight Train by Donald Crews and the Virtual Book Club co-hosts are sharing fun transportation themed activities to go along with the story. Be sure to scroll down after reading this post for more activities based on this week’s theme! This week I’m sharing a free printable playdough mat for kids to keep them busy on these fall afternoons.
If you haven’t joined our weekly virtual book club for kids you can join here. You’ll gain access to future book club books, themes, and craft supply lists. Plus you can share your own book themed activities in the group!
This Week’s Virtual Book Club Book
Printable Playdough Mat For Preschoolers
You can get your free printable playdough mat by clicking the button below. The mat features a truck driving through a desert scene. Add playdough snow to the mountain tops, create circular shapes for the truck’s wheels, add yellow to the sun, and make cacti with green playdough! To reuse the playdough mat your can laminate it yourself or place it under plastic food wrap when your child is using it for play.
More Transportation Activities for Kids
Alphabet Train from Teach Beside Me
Freight Train Name Craft from Clare’s Little Tots
Train Carriage Counting Game from Rainy Day Mum
Transportation I Spy and Graph Printables from School Time Snippets
Train Track Card Game for Preschoolers from Preschool Powol Packets
Transport Sand and Water Play from My Bored Toddler
Chocolate Train Cookies from Inspiration Laboratories
Fingerprint Train Ornament for Kids from The Educator’s Spin on It
Freight Train Drawing Prompt from My Storytime Corner
Easy DIY Paper Train Table for Kids from Toddler Approved
Geometric Shapes Train from Mama Smiles