Print these "home-made" bookmarks for a special reading companion.
To add that extra bit of motivation, print out a bookmark
for your child, your friend or yourself as a reward for reading a certain
number of stories. I add two new ones each week, so check back if you
run out of rewards.
(This idea was originally submitted by "Tracy and Shirley")
Even if you have a color, you may prefer the b&w version
which the kids can color in themselves...
crayons or something else to color with (for b&w print version)
clear contact paper
Click on the link of your choice (below) to print the template.
Color as appropriate.
Cut the bookmark out (one big rectangle) and fold in half (left to
right) along the center line.
Glue so it stays folded together.
OPTIONAL: cover with clear contact paper so it lasts longer (you
could also put a piece of cardboard in the center before gluing for a
OPTIONAL: Poke a hole in the top of the bookmark and tie a
string/wool through as a tassel.
Close the template window after printing to return to this
Set page margins to zero if you have trouble fitting the template
on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE, PRINTER SETUP in most
browsers). -- this template shouldn't be an issue as it's a bit
smaller than some in the past.