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(FLEX) Young Authors and Illustrators: Accordion and Pop-Up Books

In this flexible schedule 4-week class, young authors and illustrators will draw, write, and get new bookmaking inspiration as we turn stories into homemade accordion and pop-up books.
Inga Vintimilla
192 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 12 learners
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Aug 15

Aug 15 - Sep 15 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Aug 22

Aug 22 - Sep 22 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Aug 29

Aug 29 - Sep 29 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Sep 5

Sep 5 - Oct 5 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Oct 3

Oct 3 - Nov 3 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Nov 7

Nov 7 - Dec 7 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Dec 5

Dec 5, 2022 - Jan 5, 2023 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

Bookmaking can be a motivating way for young learners to use their developing literacy skills. The overarching goal of this class is to spark children's excitement for using their current literacy skills in creative and meaningful ways. I believe that learning to read and write is a process that develops gradually with support, time, and authentic opportunities to use their developing skills. The books each learner makes in this class will depend on their stage of literacy development (they may be drawing, writing letters and/or words, sentences and/or paragraphs). The class is designed to support the child in their current stage of development and to inspire them to use their current skills in new ways.  
I have a Master's degree in early childhood and inclusive education with an emphasis on literacy.  When I was a child I loved making books and I have encouraged my children to turn their stories into books as well. I have been an educator for 20 years and am passionate about teaching literacy skills that support a lifelong love of reading and writing. Storytelling and book making are some of my favorite ways to support literacy development.  I see all children as capable individuals who are motivated to learn when their interests are honored and they are encouraged to make their own discoveries.  
Paper (standard copy paper 8 1/2 x 11 will be used to model the book making, but other sizes can be used at home) Tape Scissors Something to write/draw with
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Scissors are needed for making the pop-up books for this class, if your child still need supervision using scissors, please make sure you are nearby.  Thanks!


Inga Vintimilla
Lives in the United States
Inga Vintimilla: Reggio-Inspired Educator, Storyteller & Mom
192 total reviews
274 completed classes

About Me

I see childhood as a time of wonder, discovery and inspiration.

I have a Masters in early childhood and inclusive education with an emphasis on literacy.  I have been an educator for 20 years, a journey that has given me the chance to work in... 
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