How to Make Fabulous Button Bookmarks

Easy to Make Button Bookmarks

A Button Bookmark is a great way to keep track of where you are in your book!  If your kids are learning their ABC’s then this is a fun craft to do for ‘B is for….’ and they are really easy for kids to make!  Plus bookmarks can also show your kids that you place value on books and their reading choices too, by not only marking their place but by showing that books are to be cherished and cared for as well.



Materials and Equipment Needed

Buttons    String/Wool   Beads  Material  PVA Glue   Scissors

How To Make Button Bookmarks

We loved making these so much and hope you enjoy making them too!

Simple Plaited Button Bookmarks

First, we took a large button and threaded three equal lengths of wool through the holes on the button.  We tied the ends together to stop the button coming off.

Next, we did a simple cross over plait and plaited our wool to make the ‘tail’ of our bookmark.

Then, we added a bead before knotting the wool together.  Perfect for marking the place in all our important books!


Material Bookmark

First, we took a strip on material and laid it flat on our work surface.

Next, we choose some buttons and arranged them at the top of our material

Then, we glued them in place and left them to dry.

Finally, we took a fabric pen and wrote ‘B is for…’ next to the button.  You could also write a name or some initials or even draw a little cartoon character!


As you can see our button bookmarks are perfect for all ages to make.   Why not make some to give away as presents to the avid bookworm amongst your family of friends?

We are thrilled that this is part of the 31 Days of ABC.  Find out more below…


31 Days of ABC

31 Days of ABC - October 2016 |

After taking a break last year due to the arrival of Baby #3, we are back with one of my favorite series, the 31 Days of ABC! You can look forward to 31 more days of activities, crafts, books, apps, and more, all dedicated to teaching young children the alphabet.

I am so happy to be working with an amazing group of kid bloggers, who will be sharing their amazing ideas with us in the coming days. And this year for the first year we are also adding a giveaway, so be sure to scroll to the end and enter for a chance to win!

So join us as we jump, skip, hop, and read our way through the alphabet this October!

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31 Days of ABC

Teaching the ABCs – October 1

All Done Monkey: Creating a Preschool Letter of the Week Curriculum

A – October 2

Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails: Apple Scented Glitter Glue and Apple Craft

B – October 3

Witty Hoots: How to Make Fabulous Button Bookmarks

C – October 4

Preschool Powol Packets: Construction Truck Preschool Action Rhyme

D – October 5

ArtsyCraftsyMom: Printable Dinosaur Alphabet Sequencing Puzzle

E – October 6

Preschool Powol Packets: Elephant Art Project and Thailand Lesson

F – October 7

Spanglish Monkey: Spanish-English ABC Flashcards

G – October 8

Royal Baloo: Simple Ghost Painting Project

H – October 9

Peakle Pie

I – October 10

Look! We’re Learning!: Insect Activities for Kids

J – October 11

All Done Monkey: Olmec Jaguar Craft

K – October 12

Preschool Powol Packets: I Am a Kite Action Rhyme for Preschool

L – October 13

Raising a Trilingual Child

M – October 14

Creative World of Varya

N – October 15

Peakle Pie

O – October 16

For the Love of Spanish

P – October 17

Little Hiccups

Q – October 18

All Done Monkey

R – October 19

Sugar, Spice & Glitter

S – October 20

Crafty Mama in ME

T – October 21

Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes

U – October 22

Witty Hoots

V – October 23

Creative World of Varya

W – October 24

Creative World of Varya

X – October 25

All Done Monkey

Y – October 26

Our Daily Craft

Z – October 27

Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes

123’s – October 28

Hispanic Mama

Prewriting – October 29

Sugar Aunts

Books, Songs, & Apps – October 30

The Jenny Evolution

Alphabet Clip Cards – October 31

The Kindergarten Connection
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