Traffic Jam Books

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Traffic Jam Books



  • pictures of cars, trucks, and trains
  • scissors (adults only)
  • poster board
  • zipper-closure plastic bags
  • glue or tape
  • marker
  • hole punch
  • yarn

To Make

  • Cut out pictures of cars, trucks, and trains.
  • Cut poster board to fit into the plastic bags.
  • Glue or tape pictures to the pieces of poster board.
  • Label each vehicle using lowercase print.
  • Place each picture into its own resealable plastic bag.
  • Punch holes both on the left side and the right side of each bag, and then thread short lengths of yarn through the holes.
  • Tie the yarn to create an end-to-end traffic jam book.
  • Use different sizes of plastic bags to create small and large books.

To Use

  • Talk about the vehicles as you look at the book with the children.
  • Add to the book as the children learn about different vehicles when you read other books.
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