It’s been a time since I’ve written about our favourite books or books that I think are worth recommending, so when I saw this feature on Cool Mom Picks about the best pop-up books I felt inspired to write about this one in particular.
Reuben is getting more an more create since he started school – in fact, half of the time his favourite afternoon activity is playing quietly in the dining room with his lego. The other half of the time it’s chasing his brother around and hitting him over the head with something hard, but hey, we’re getting there.
I’ve ordered this particular pop-up book for him because I think that it will be something he can really enjoy doing and sinking his teeth into. The book features some amazing pop-ups but unlike others it teaches the children how to make their own pop-ups and gives them the pre printed illustrations to do it with. Cool, right?
I think that as children get older they still love a good pop-up book, but that desire to learn and create has kicked in and pop-ups often get put away as too babyish or not worth the money because more educational things take precedent. This is fun, it’s creative and it’s ideal for a slightly older child who (like me still in my late twenties) still loves the magic of a pop-up book but needs something a bit more advanced.