Novel Effect book activities & learning resources

With Novel Effect’s learning resources parents, teachers, and librarians build connections with little learners before, during, and after read-alouds. These educator-developed learning resources and book activities help guide discussions and pair with our soundscapes for popular children’s picture books.

In addition to the free learning resources available below, you can find themed book suggestions by visiting the Novel Effect Blog.

The Word Collector K-5 Activities

Use this printable activity after your read loud of “The Word Collector” to help little learners recall information from the story and connect more deeply with the book. Activities include discussion questions and writing prompts for different age groups.

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Additional learning resources

Easily spot the Novel Effect books in your library with our free sticker templates and printing instructions. We’ve created these sticker templates for you to print using a standard-sized label. Just stick them to the books in your library that are available in Novel Effect so you and your students can easily find read-aloud books with soundscapes!