Wiggly Eye Accordion Book

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3

Download our Accordion Book template and add your own Wiggly Eye accessories to complete the story!


  • Paint Brushes Triangle Handle
  • Watercolor Paint Palette
  • Card Stock paper
  • Construction Paper (black)
  • Glue Stick
  • Scissors
  • Clear Tape
  • Craft Glue
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Step 1. Gather your supplies.

Kids Craft Accordion Book

Free printable template

Step 2. 

Click the “template” button to download our accordion book pages. Print the (4) panels on two pieces of card stock.

Make an accordion book

Step 3.

Paint each panel and let dry.

Construction paper accordion book

Step 4.

Fold your black construction paper in half lengthwise. Unfold and cut your paper in half along the fold.

Kids craft accordion book

Step 5.

Fold each of the cut pieces in half, as shown.

Kids art activity make an accordion book

Step 6.

Use clear tape to connect the (2) pieces together to create (1) long piece.

Create an accordion book

Step 7.

Once you have taped the pieces together, fold them along the creases to create an accordion book.

Googly Eye, Wiggly Eye Craft

Step 8.

Using the glue stick, attach the painted panels to the black construction paper.

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Step 9.

Read the story aloud and add Wiggly Eyes after the word “my” in the titles and on each animal or insect. For the first owl panel, add (2) Wiggly Eyes to read “My [eyes] see in the dark…” Also add  (2) large Wiggly Eyes on the owl design.

Kids arts and crafts project with googly eyes

Step 10.

For this panel, add (1) Wiggly Eye on the bird on the left and (2) on the bird on the right Complete the sentence “My [eyes] see in the air…” using Wiggly Eyes. 

Kids wiggly eye craft

Step 11.

For this panel, add (1) Wiggly Eye to the fish on the left and (2) on the crab on the right. Complete the sentence “My [eyes] see in the sea…” using Wiggly Eyes.

Wiggly eye Accordion Book

Step 12.

For this panel, add (2) Wiggly Eyes on the butterfly and the ladybug but only (1) on the snail. Complete the sentence “My [eyes] see on the ground…” using Wiggly Eyes.

Further Discussion:

This accordion book craft is also a great fine motor skill activity for younger children when applying the Wiggly Eyes to the correct areas in the story. Get more creative and expand this concept with older children. Encourage them to draw their own scenes with animals or creatures with Wiggly Eyes and compliment it with a creative written story!