Quiet Book Patterns {Book Review and Giveaway!}

A few months ago, a blogging friend, Amy, from Serving Pink Lemonade,wrote and asked if I would like to review her book coming out. I was so excited to be able to check it out and wasn’t disappointed when it arrived. The idea of a quiet book has always been a little daunting to me. I LOVE the idea, but coming up with the ideas and getting them just right takes SO long.

AND…cue this awesome book! Amy has taken all the guess work out for you. She has 25 pages all designed to keep your littles quietest when it matters most (I think immediately to church and restaurants).  The supplies you need are simple and easy to find at ANY craft or big box store (think Wal-mart).

There are so many great pages…here are a few of my favorites:

LOVED this bubble gum machine page:

My BOYS would LOVE this robot Snap-On page:

One of my favorite parts of the book is the “What Children Learn”  as well as the “What else can you do with this page” features that comes with each page. LOVE that you can use them for more than just ONE thing!

My girl would swoon over this ballerina (learning to tie your shoes) page:

If you have a computer, Amy has put all the templates and patterns on a handy CD for you…

If not, she has included all the templates in the book so you can use them straight from there as well!

Now that I have 5 kids that I sit with each week at church by myself, I  find this book SUPER helpful! I can’t wait to get mine all done and show you the book in action.

But until then, you can find Amy’s book on Amazon HERE (just $9.99! Can’t beat that!)

Amy has also been so generous and is giving away 3 copies of the book to 3 of you! Giveaway begins today and goes for one week. 3 winners will be notified. Good Luck!

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53 thoughts on “Quiet Book Patterns {Book Review and Giveaway!}

  1. Leslie says:

    Would be so much fun to make for my little girl!!

  2. Sarah E. says:

    I too, have 5 kids that I sit with alone at church on Sundays! I’d love to make some of these pages for some of them!

  3. Brendi Blackwell says:

    I would to make a quiet book for my little ones. It would be great to win!

  4. I have an OT friend for whom this would be perfect. And my girls need to work on their snapping and bow tying.

  5. McKenna says:

    I would use this to keep my 2 little ones entertained while running errands, waiting for dr visits and church!

  6. Amber Lewis says:

    I’d use it to for fun ideas for learning.

  7. Karly says:

    I would love to make some quiet books but am too uncreative on my own; this looks great!

  8. Keri says:

    This would be great for my church bag. My son is getting bored with what I have in there now.

  9. Krista says:

    It’s my due date in 3 days and would love to have activities like these to do with my 4 year old when baby arrives. 🙂

  10. Jill says:

    What fun ideas! I love the simple pictures and the flexibility of being able to make the images larger or out of varying textured materials so my visually impaired son could enjoy such a book as well.

  11. Jana K says:

    I would love this! I don’t sit alone at church, but still need some more quiet activities.

  12. I love the idea of a quiet book!! My daughter is still too young, but as she gets older, it’ll be a good idea to have for her for car rides

  13. Dona says:

    Although it would be too time consuming to make a quiet book for each child in the hospital, I have been thinking of taking one page and putting it onto a pillow. Something they can play with easily while in bed!

  14. MeliaS says:

    I have a 2 yr old who would love this, but who am I kidding, this would keep all of my kids entertained!

  15. I have always wanted one of these! I don’t know why I haven’t ever gotten one before. I would love this!

  16. Denise says:

    Made a master piece when my children where little now as a nana of 7 it’s time to start creating, love your patterns would make the project so much easier.

  17. Kristi P says:

    This would be great for car trips or plane rides

  18. Debby says:

    I would love to win this and make a book for my grandaughters.

  19. lorene holbrook says:

    I have LOTS of young grands! this book would definitely get used, a lot!!! thanks for the chance…

  20. Marie Wright says:

    What a fabulous book!!!!

  21. Ramona says:

    At chruch, definitely.

  22. Tiffiany says:

    Definitely church! would make great cousin gifts too.

  23. Jane G says:

    I would make my first grand baby (due in March) some quiet books!

  24. Stephanie Crosby says:

    Personalized ones for each of my kids!

  25. Ashlee says:

    3 little kids, so this would be awesome!

  26. Katie says:

    Ah! I entered for this on another blog but didn’t win … so excited that I get another chance! I would really like to make a quiet book for my son Conrad.

  27. Beth S says:

    I would use this book to make quiet books for my kids, but I think it’d also be neat to make gifts for my niece & nephew.

  28. Holly says:

    I would use it to make books for my kids for church services.

  29. Autumn says:

    Having patterns would make this so much easier! I have 5 kids under 7…this could get a lot of use!

  30. abbey says:

    I have 2 year old twins and one on the way and also sit alone at church! I need help!

  31. Jessica says:

    I would create one for my little girl.

  32. Misty says:

    I’d love this! My little one loves the quiet book he got for Christmas.

  33. Lady J says:

    I have always wanted to make a quiet book for my daughter. This would help me not get so overwhelmed

  34. Michele. says:

    oh how my youngest would love this and how I would as well to keep him amused in the car ,thanks for sharing a great book

  35. Whitney S says:

    I would make a book for my 3 boys. It would be really nice to have at church and I liked your idea of at restaurants too!

  36. Heidi N. says:

    To make a book for my son and maybe nieces?????

  37. Elisa says:

    I am pregnant and can’t imagine what a better project for me to be making while I nest!! I definitely plan on getting this book if I don’t win it first 😉

  38. samantha says:

    This is a great idea! I can see it occupying the kiddos for a very long time!!

  39. Rachel says:

    How perfect this would be! Thank you for providing this giveaway for us!

    1. Rachel says:

      I would use this for my kiddos as well as making gifts for friends and family!

  40. Emilee says:

    Christmas – Great gift for my nieces and nephews

  41. Nadia says:

    My baby girl loves books!

  42. Carrie says:

    What a great resource! I would use it to make a quiet book for our little guy for on the plane.

  43. Emily says:

    I would use this to keep my daughter happy at church!

  44. Becky says:

    How fun is this book?!? I love it!

  45. Angela says:

    I would make two different books for my kiddies!

  46. Jenny says:

    I would use these patterns to make quiet books for presents as my nieces and nephews are all hitting the age of making their own families. Also some patterns would look good on burlap in frames for the nurseries.

  47. Norma Spendlove says:

    What a great book, it would keep me quiet and entertained as well 🙂

  48. katie says:

    i have 3 kiddies under 5yrs old… anything to distract the older two from attacking each other whilst i am occupied with my 13 week old would be wonderful!

  49. Jody H says:

    I love the idea behind this book. Genius! I would make books for my nieces and nephews.

  50. I love this idea. I would use this for doctors appt. and car rides.

  51. Shannon says:

    I would let my boys share it when they need some down time or are “bored”.

  52. Michelle R says:

    I would use this quiet book to get more out of church than I have in more than 3 years. {fingers crossed}

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