Boy and Girl Bookmarks

Lesson #9990

Create fun, stylish bookmarks for boys or girls.

Grade Level:
1-2, 3-5

Inspire year-round reading with student-created bookmarks to suit all occasions. Create bookmarks to supplement language arts lessons, reward good behavior and academic performance or celebrate holidays.

Personalize boy or girl bookmark and inspire fun reading throughout the year.

29069-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Bookmark, Boy - Large 28967-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Bookmark, Girl - Large

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Glue, Colored Pens or Pencils

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the Bookmark, Boy and Bookmark, Girl from a variety of colored construction paper or cardstock.
  2. Keep one color whole and cut away highlights from other colors. Layer and adhere to embellish.
  3. Alternately, die-cut from white construction paper or cardstock and have students color Bookmarks with crayons or colored pencils.
  4. Decorate with colored pencils or pens (see Main Photo).

English Language Arts: Reading for Perspective

K-12: Standard 1

  • Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.

Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Source: NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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