FUN BOOKMAKING FOR PRIMARY AND JUNIOR GRADES: Teacher guide and illustrated student workbook with easy-to-follow instructions to create tiny picture books, flip flap stories, unfolding riddle books, layer fact books, bookmarks, greeting cards, and more.

EVERYTHING TEACHERS NEED IN ONE RESOURCE: Workbooks are in PDF format for easy viewing in the paperless classroom or for printing. Resources include sample files, assessment tools, templates, program flashcards, parent letters, reproducible worksheets, and certificates.

DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION: Creative, open-ended book templates allow students to pick their own topics. Spark the interest of reluctant writers. Encourage writing skill enrichment with optional extension activities.

PERPETUAL LICENCE: Print unlimited copies for teachers and students at your location. Use curriculum materials on an unlimited number of devices at the school or in a home school environment. Read Terms of Use listed below to learn more.

FREE SUPPORT: Need help? Call us and talk to a real person. TechnoKids will assist with troubleshooting or will answer your curriculum questions.

Technology Integration: Geography, Health, History, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

Technology Skill: Presentation, Word Processing

Version: Google, Microsoft 365, Office 2019, Office 2016, Office 2013, Office Online

Program: PowerPoint, Slides

Assignment 1: Make a Tiny Picture Book

Publish a mini wordless picture book using an accordion style template and images.

Assignment 2: Create a Flip Flap Book

Write and illustrate a story using a template that reveals a hidden object behind a flap.

Assignment 3: Make a Folding Riddle Book

Devise clues to create a riddle book using a template with tabs that unfold to display the answer.

Assignment 4: Design a Layer Book of Facts

Summarize facts using a template that includes layered headings to classify information.

Assignment 5: Craft Bookmarks

Express a love of reading by adjusting the object order of text and images to design bookmarks.

Assignment 6: Send an Invitation or Greeting Card

Design an invitation to a book sharing event or make a thank you card for an author.

Assignment 7: Share Books

Celebrate authorship. Start a book club, lead a bookmaking workshop, or exchange stories.

Integrate Technology in the Classroom

Optional Word Processing and Language Arts Activities
  • Discover Accordion Style Books: Use templates and folding techniques to make books.
  • Make Flip Flap Books: Make a story with a hidden item below a flap. Book ideas included.
  • Write a Story That Unfolds: Create a story with pages that unfold to show a surprise ending.
  • Build Fast Fact Books: Make a book with strips that peel away to show facts.
  • Publish Story Books: Write a story using a template. Activity includes story starter ideas.
  • Get Story Ideas: Use a story generator to pick a character, setting, and plot.
  • Plan a Story: Organize ideas using a planner to sketch the beginning, middle, and end.

Terms of Use
Use TechnoBookmaking with unlimited users at your site. A site is a physical location such as classroom, school, learning center, daycare, library, or home. If you teach at multiple sites, you will need to purchase one project for each location. Access everything you need from TechnoHub, and transfer the files to all devices at your site. View the PDF teacher guides and workbooks digitally or print as many as you need. Files CANNOT be posted in public domain.

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Story Writing Activities for Elementary Students using Templates

There are many benefits to bookmaking. Making books is fun. The activity motivates reluctant writers and increases writing skills. Bookmaking provides a real audience and boosts reading skills when the stories are shared with others. TechnoBookmaking integrates technology in the classroom, enhancing word processing and presentation skills. Bookmaking lessons spark creativity, personalize learning, and develop a positive attitude towards books.

  • Express thoughts through writing
  • Plan and organize ideas
  • Use templates to construct books
  • Apply bookmaking techniques
  • Share books with an audience
  • Create a wordless picture book
  • Produce a flip book that hides an item
  • Write a riddle book that unfolds
  • Organize facts to make a layer book
  • Publish fiction and non-fiction books

Customer Reviews

In TechnoBookmaking, elementary students make, print, and share books. They use inspiring templates to publish a unique collection. Each assignment teaches a new word processing skill. Lessons explain how to make a tiny picture book, flip flap story, unfolding riddle book, layer book of facts, bookmarks, and greeting card. Place the publications on a bookshelf or put a fresh twist on a Young Authors Conference. Optional activities include additional templates that offer unlimited creativity. PowerPoint or Google Slides lessons integrate technology in the classroom.

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This is one of my favorite units with my 2nd graders. It is so engaging, and they are learning so many skills. We even tied some of these into Teaching Appreciation Week and Mother's Day. I highly recommend this unit.

Julie Jackson, Bothell, Heritage Christian Academy


I love all of your materials and so do my students.

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