You won't ever be fully prepared for an afternoon of cozy reading without just the right bookmark. That's why, when your kids ask for a cup of hot cocoa to go with their snowy day reading time you need to be sure to also print out this adorable winter bookmark coloring page designed exclusively for us by Melanie Hope Greenberg.
The four bookmarks, featuring snowy scenes, a snowman wrapped up in hat and scarf and even a few penguins, are perfect to save your reading spot in your favorite read aloud book.
What you need for the perfect winter afternoon:
- A good book from this list of winter chapter books
- A cup of hot cocoa or apple cider
- Colored pencils or crayons
- Our winter bookmark printable (get it below)
What to do:
Download and print the coloring page (by clicking on the following link you agree to our terms of service; see end of post for details*): Snowy scene bookmarks
For extra durability, print out on card stock, but any paper will do!
Crack open the book and begin reading to your children.
Let the children color their bookmarks and drink their hot beverage while listening.
When you're done reading, cut out a bookmark and place it at your stopping spot.
Close the book and give your kids a hug!
Not winter? See more bookmark coloring pages that will transport you out of cold winter days!:
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About the illustrator:
Melanie Hope Greenberg is an award winning author and illustrator of more than 15 children’s books. Her cheerful, vibrant illustrations can be found in books such as Good Morning, Digger, Down in the Subway and A City Is.
Melanie's iconic book, Mermaids on Parade, was selected as a Bank Street Best Book, and for the Texas Reading Club and PBS Kids Summer Reading Lists. It was named one of the Top Reprints of 2019 by Fuse#8.
MERMAIDS ON PARADE
written and illustrated by Melanie Hope Greenberg
Ingram 2019 Paperback ISBN 978-0578552125
Paperback 34 pages x 8.5 x 11 inches Perfect Bound $13.99
1st Edition Putnam/Penguin 2008
Print-On-Demand - can be purchased by schools, libraries, stores.
Institutional Book Ordering from Ingram
Or, buy it from Amazon
She also has a new reprint of her wonderful book, Aunt Lilly's Laundromat. If you contact Melanie she will even send you a free teacher's guide for Aunt Lilly's Laundromat (as well as for her other books). The book addresses the following themes: Art, Brooklyn, Caribbean, Citizens, Community, Cultural Identity, Diversity, Haiti, Immigrants, Laundromats, Money, Neighborhoods, Neighbors, Settings, Songs, Store Owners, Traditions, Workers
*Terms of Service: this coloring page is used with permission from Melanie Hope Greenberg and is for non-commercial use ONLY. You many print out as many copies as you like for personal, library or classroom use. If you would like to share this coloring page, you MUST link to this blog page. It is expressly forbidden to link directly to the coloring page pdf file.