2023 Children’s Book Week activities and resources are here!
12 Jul 2023
Our popular resources for this year’s Children’s Book Week are ready for your classroom, library or early learning centre, making reading and learning fun for kids of all ages!
Non-subscribers can follow links below to download free resources for primary teachers, librarians and early years educators. Active Story Box Library subscribers can download activities on our Resources page.
Find shortlisted books on Story Box Library in the Picture Book, New Illustrator, Early Childhood and Eve Pownall categories for the Children's Book of the Year Awards, with diverse and dynamic storytellers bringing these popular titles to life, ready to engage young minds and let imaginations fly! Explore CBCA 2023 shortlisted stories on Story Box Library here.
A range of Activity Cards with Story Response Templates for shortlisted titles, designed for A4 printing.
This resource includes a range of short book response tasks that provide students with creative and engaging opportunities to explore, analyse and connect with the themes, characters, language and literary features of Story Box Library’s 2023 shortlisted stories.
Each response task includes a printable template which students can use to record their responses in.
Story Hunt - for younger learners
Designed for A4 or A3 printing, suitable for early years learning and to be integrated into public library programming for 2023 Children’s Book Week. Includes QR codes linked to shortlisted stories on Story Box Library.
Can you complete the scavenger hunt? Watch the stories and answer questions along the way.
‘Read, Grow, Inspire’ Board Game - for younger learners
Help Edna reach Boris at the end of the board, by answering the story questions along the way. Soon they'll be enjoying stories together!
Reading & Activity Challenge
Encourage young children to go beyond the books with our 2023 Children’s Book Week reading & activity challenge. Participate in four easy steps:
Resources include reading checklist, bookmarks, certificate of completion and more.
Watch our all-star event for Children’s Book Week!
Hosted by Story Box Library’s Creative Director, Netti Wagner, Children’s Book Week: “More than costumes!” brought fantastic presenters together to show teachers, librarians and early childhood educators how to engage young children in reading and creativity, with special guests:
Karen Rogers, Literacy Leader at PETAA
Tania Di Berardino, Artist & Educator at Zart Art
Nina Perkinson, Education Resource Developer at Story Box Library
Active Story Box Library subscribers can watch the event via our Resources page here.