Wild and Free Book Club: 28 Activities to Make Books Come Alive (Paperback)

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From Wild + Free, a wonderful collection of creative activities for parents, educators, and caregivers filled with engaging and fun ideas to help kids fall in love with literature and reading.

Foster a love of reading in your child with Wild + Free Book Club. An invaluable educational resource curated by Wild + Free families around the world, this full-color illustrated book offers imaginative suggestions for creating themed book clubs for kids. Here are hands-on activities, games, food, and decoration ideas inspired by a carefully chosen list of beloved classic novels, as well as discussion questions about plots and themes that engage kids minds and sparks their curiosity.

Wild + Free Book Club is filled with fun ideas for each book, including:

  • Anne of Green Gables—host a picnic tea party
  • The Secret Garden—craft a terrarium, a secret garden of your own
  • Charlotte’s Web—host an old-time country fair
  • The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe—turn your front door into a magical portal to Narnia

With step-by-step instructions, lush photography, and family-tested and kid-approved activities, Wild + Free Book Club will help parents and educators inspire children and instill a lifelong passion for literature and the joy of books.

The Wild + Free Book Club reading list:

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 

Anne of Green Gables 

Around the World in 80 Days 

Black Beauty 

Charlotte’s Web 

The Crossover

Esperanza Rising

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Farmer Boy 

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler 

The Green Ember 


The Hobbit 

Island of the Blue Dolphins 

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 

Little House in the Big Woods 

A Little Princess

Little Women 

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH 

My Side of the Mountain 

Peter Pan 

Pippi Longstocking

Robin Hood 

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

The Secret Garden

The Swiss Family Robinson 

Treasure Island 

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street 

About the Author

Ainsley Arment is the founder and leader of Wild + Free and co-host of the weekly Wild + Free Podcast. As she leads this movement of raising her kids and homeschooling in a new way, she thinks deeply about making the most out of life and ensuring that her children have a fertile seedbed for their own uniqueness and creativity. She and her husband Ben are raising their five kids, Wyatt, Dylan, Cody, Annie, and Millie, in Virginia Beach.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062998217
ISBN-10: 0062998218
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: May 25th, 2021
Pages: 550
Language: English
Series: Wild and Free