Free, fun printable comic book activities to spark kid creativity

by ParentCo. April 18, 2015

Here are three awesome, free, printable activity guides for your kids from First Second Books. These activities are fun, buy they'll also spark creativity and teach your kids a bit about drawing comics.


 

Download the Glorkian Warrior Activity Kit!

It's based on the hilarious hero of graphic books and the video games based on them. Read our interview with cartoonist James Kochalka.


 

Download the "Adventures in Cartooning" activity book!

It's based on the book "How to Turn Your Doodles into Comics." In this action-packed cartooning adventure, kids will have as much fun making comics as reading them. From the Center for Cartoon Studies.


 

Download the Official, Awesome Giants Beware Activity Kit!

Giants Beware! is a fantastic graphic novel that twists traditional fairy tale gender roles in a smart, funny way.




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