Freebie Friday – The World of Jan Brett

If you are familiar with American illustrator and writer, Jan Brett, you will absolutely love her website. Not only will you find information about her and her books, but a boatload of freebies you can use in your home and classroom. Use the upper menu under her website banner to access:

Activities – When you select this link you will find an alphabetized list of all the wonderful downloadable printables including flash cards, calendars, bookmarks and bookplates, certificates, bulletin board décor, holiday themed activities, online books and so much more.

Coloring pages – In addition to beautifully fun images to color you will also find "Make Your Own" activities to further creativity.

Murals – Create beautiful 3' by 6' murals for your walls using the themed images that you can color or paint and attach to a sheet of mural paper.

Media – Read articles about the illustrator/author published in popular magazines.

Videos – Here you will find over 25 drawing lessons by Jan as well as interview footage and much more.

Valentine – Just in time for Valentine's day, on this page you can create your own cards, bookmarks, table decorations and more to help celebrate the holiday.

Printable Cards – Print out your own holiday, birthday or other occasion adorned with Jan Brett's illustrations.

Blogs & Books – While we see that there have not been any recent posts since 2018, browse through her archives to learn more about Jan and her work.

Hedge-a-gram – Listen to Jan as she shares about what she is doing. Her purpose for creating this portion of her website is to share with others what life is like as an illustrator. This page would be great for someone who is interested in the field.

Games – At this link you will find both online games and printable games based on her characters. Please note that some of the interactive games require Adobe Flash Player, so you will need to adjust your browser settings to allow it to run. Printable games include flash cards, mazes, puzzles matching games and more.

There is so much to explore on this website that you will want to be sure to bookmark to come back to again and again. Visit her site here or by clicking the linked image below: