If you love reading, this post is for you. I’ve put together 9 bookmark ideas you can make yourself, or better yet get your little Muslims involved. It can be a great way to encourage reading.

9 DIY Bookmark Ideas

  1. Ribbon button bookmarks

If you have some basic sewing skills, these are adorable.


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  1. Monster corner bookmarks

These monster corner bookmarks are so popular and I can see kids have some real fun with it.

monster corner bookmarks

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  1. Paper clip bookmarks

Paper clip bookmarks are all the rage on Pinterest. They can be used in many different ways. You can thread ribbon through the tops, stick on buttons or pom poms or thread through washi tape (image below). In fact, they’re so easy, it took less than 5 minutes to make this lot.



  1. Paint Chip Bookmarks

These paint chip bookmarks look so cute and are fairly straightforward. Just pick up some paint chips from a hardware or paint store, punch a whole through the top and thread through some ribbon. Make sure you get your kids to pick out their favourite colours.

PaintChip bookmarks

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  1. Popsicle Stick Button Bookmarks

Popsicle sticks, glue and some buttons are all it takes to get these together.


  1. Magnetic bookmarks


This is a really nifty idea to hold your page neatly and securely. You’ll never have to worry about your bookmark falling out, the magnets make sure of that.


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  1. Origami bookmarks

If your child loves origami, these would be perfect.

origami cat bookmark

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  1. Folded Bookmark

While we’re on the topic of folding, why not give these a go. These won’t require the intricate detail it takes to fold origami style but still enjoyable folding all the same.folded bookmarks


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  1. Monster Nose Bookmark

Last but definitely not least, are these adorable monster nose bookmarks, we couldn’t help making our own. Cut a long nose onto a strip of card, place on eyes (we used buttons), punch through wholes and thread through pipe cleaner hair. A cute idea that was so much fun to make.



I found this idea on Pinterest (link to https://www.pinterest.com/pin/121597258665881107/