One book that’s been on our shelves for years is Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. This was one of our oldest daughter’s favorite books! Perhaps your family has read the book over and over again (believe me, I understand that!) or maybe even watched the go-along movie.
If your children are crazy over the book, here is a collection of ideas and printables that you can use with your kids or classroom when reading Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.
Activities to Go-Along
- Sand Tray Activity from Sugar, Spice, and Glitter
- Making a Wild Thing with Shapes from Still Playing Preschool
- Paperbag mask from Red Ted Art
- Mapping Backyard Activities by Rainy Day Mum
- Treats to go along with Where the Wild Things Are from I Can Teach My Child
- Action Word Rompus from Growing Book by Book
- Where the Wild Things Are counting game from Mom Inspired Life
- Color Tree Game from The Educator’s Spin On It
- Watercolor art from Deep Space Sparkle
- Toilet Paper Tube Characters from Matsutake
- Hand Puppet from Whimsy Love
- No-sew Felt Crown tutorial from Pretty Real
Monster & Sailboat Activities
- M is for Monster craft from Getting Messy with Ms. Jessi
- Sock Monsters from Library Makers
- Paper Plate sailboat from Preschool Crafts 101
- Sailboat Tanagrams from Mama Miss
- Sponge Sailboats from Easy Peasy Fun
- Watermelon sailboat snack from Organized Chaos
- Where the Wild Things Are pack from Royal Baloo
- Listen & Find Sight Words Printable from No Time for Flashcards
- Paper puppets from Librarianism Chronicles
Read the Story Online
If you don’t have a copy of Where the Wild Things Are at home, or if you’d like to do something a little different, read it online here.
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