Have you ever heard of a “quiet book” before? These are soft books made of fabric or felt that your child can play with pretty much anywhere. We’ve rounded up some great ideas for DIY quiet books here so there are plenty of ideas to choose from.
Perfect for road trips, waiting in doctors’ waiting rooms, and many other places, not only are these quiet toys but chances are, your child will be so engrossed in them that they will play quietly with them too. Not only that, but they help improve fine motor skills and dexterity and depending on which options you go with, they work on learning skills as well such as letter recognition, counting, and more.
DIY Quiet Books
In many cases, you can pick and choose the pages you like and mix and match them to create a custom book that’s perfect for your child. Have a look below and start picking out your favorites!
Want to teach your child about currency and give them a way to practice what they know? This quiet book idea is perfect for that!
Does your child love butterflies? This quiet book takes them through the life cycle of a butterfly in a fun fashion!
A circus theme is so colorful and fun!
This quiet book has so many colors and textures in it that will appeal to little ones.
If you have little ones who just love playing with cars, this quiet book is really going to appeal to them!
You should see the adorable different pages in this book! The I Spy page is our favorite.
Practice zippers, buttons, and snaps with these fun quiet book ideas.
Aye matey! This quiet book will shiver your timbers!
Okay, we have to admit. This quiet book is one of our favorites. Set up your own pizzeria!
If you have Little Mermaid or other under the sea fans, check out this fun book. Lots of different sea-themed activities.
Here’s another fun mermaid themed book. You might be able to combine some of these pages with the ones above.
Let your kids mix and match Halloween costumes in this fun book.
Tools, traffic lights, telling time, and more are found in this super cute book.
We really love the car and roads page in this one.
Many quiet books are sewn together but if sewing isn’t in your skillset (or interest), here is a no sew option.
This is a great book for kids who are learning their letters – practice letter matching, word making, and more.
Any Paw Patrol fans in your home? This quiet book is sure to be a hit!
Want a dollhouse you can take on the go? Here you go!