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26 EPIC Book Report Ideas

Book reports are a great way for kids to recall what they’ve read, help with reading comprehension, and improve writing too. But not all kids enjoy filling out book report forms. Here are 26 creative, fun, and unique book report ideas.
26 creative book report ideas - so many really unique and FUN book report projects for kids of all ages Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade. (homeschool writing)

Book Report Ideas

Book Reports are a great tool for helping kids learn how to summarize what they’ve read in a complete and concise manner. It helps them look for details like setting, characters, plot, and more. Plus they learn to list supporting reasons for what they like or didn’t like about the book. But let’s be honest, book report forms can get tedious and downright boring for students.

So if you are looking to make book reports more fun, you will love these clever ideas for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students.  Whether you are a parent working on improving your child’s reading skills, a classroom teacher getting ready for back to school, or a homeschooler – we’ve got something for everyone!

book report diorama book report tshirt

Book Report Project Ideas

  • Make a diorama – these still my children’s favorite
  • Create a book jacket –  different than the original
  • Kids will love making these book report t-shirts
  • Present an oral book report – dress up as your favorite character
  • Try creative cereal box book reports
  • Make a poster – pretend your book is going to be made into a movie
  • Write the author a letter – state why or why not you liked the book
  • Illustrate and design a comic book
  • Why not make a tasty book report (love the cake book report)

Creative Book Report Ideas

  • Make a mobile – create your favorite scene
  • Create a timeline – include the important topics
  • Create a magazine ad for the book
  • Make a board game
  • Put together a Power Point Presentation
  • Write a letter to a friend informing them why they should read the book
  • Make a bookmark of your favorite chapter
  • Make a crossword puzzle – let someone who’s read the book work the puzzle
  • Make a memory game – use index card with vocabulary words
  • Outline your favorite chapter

book report triorama  Looking for a fun, clever, and EASY book report idea? You will love these clever, free printable pizza reading comprehension slices. Not only do they help kids summarize what they read, but they are a great way to motivate kids to read  and understanding what they've read. Fun resource for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers of kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Sandwich book report printable

Book Report Projects

Help students learn to give a good summary of a book with this FREE printable book report template. This book report form is a great resource for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers of kindergarteners, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade children. FREE Printable library scavenger hunts for kids FREE Bookshelf Reading Log - super cute printable booklog to help encourage kids to read picture books, readers, and chapter books. Use as a weekly motivator for toddlers, preschoolers, prek, and kindergartners or monthly summer reading program. Plus makes a great family book club printable.

Book Report Idea

Looking for other ways to help kids work on reading comprehension and summarizing a book they read? Try these free resources:

Book Recommendations for Kids

If you are looking for some book recommendations to help kids pick really great books they will love to read, don’t miss these book lists!

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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