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Story Sack Ideas

A great way to get kids of all ages more interested in reading!


Hmm, what's a story sack? It's simply a bag or sack of some sort, which contains a story book along with related craft ideas, games, and other fun stuff.

Below, you will find ideas for several story sacks. Create your own story sack using my suggestions or make one for your child's favorite story. The age suggestions included are just a guideline. Keep your child's abilities, likes, and dislikes in mind when creating a story sack. (Find more details about story sacks here.)

Book Title/Author


The Bag I'm Taking to Grandma's
By Shirley Neitzel

4 - 8 yrs

Big Blue Train
By Julia Jarman

3+ yrs

The Big Red Barn
By Margaret Wise Brown

0 - 5 yrs

The Cat In The Hat
By Dr. Seuss

4 - 8 yrs

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
By Judi Barrett

4 - 8 yrs

The Emperor of Absurdia
By Chris Riddell

4 - 8 yrs

The Gruffalo
By Julia Donaldson

3 - 8 yrs

Horton Hears a Who
By Dr. Seuss

4 - 8 yrs

Little House on the Prairie
By Laura Ingalls Wilder

9 - 12 yrs

The Mitten
By Jan Brett

4 - 8 yrs

The Poky Little Puppy
By Janette Sebring Lowrey and Gustaf Tenggren

4 - 8 yrs

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
By Eric Carle

4 - 8 yrs

The Wizard of Oz
By L. F. Baum

9 - 12 yrs

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