Simple Handmade Books

Create handmade books with simple techniques and supplies!

Enjoy the ancient art of bookmaking with simple techniques that require basic supplies. Experiment with shapes, sleeves and pop ups to turn your little books into art pieces.

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Simple Handmade Books
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1 Your Guide

Amber Santos Learn more about me

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.

2 Materials Needed

paper, recycled paper, recycled cardboard, cardstock, scissors, glue, drawing supplies, ruler, needle and thread (optional)

3 Learning Focus

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Positive personal identity & culture

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Single A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

5 Best Suited For:

Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 7 - 12

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.