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Gum Leaf Book Review Template

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 3 pages | Years: 1 - 6

Fill your classroom with foliage using this gum leaf book review template.

A Book Review Mobile That Grows on You

This creative take on a usual book review template will no doubt create a wonderful display in your classroom or the school library.

Students follow the instructions included in the resource to create a hanging mobile. The template has students complete the following information about the book they have chosen to review:

  • title of the book
  • main characters
  • setting
  • what the book is about
  • give the book a rating out of five stars
  • write a review of the book
  • draw their favourite part of the book.

Use the blank leaf that is included in the template as extra space for the students written review or a section to place a picture of the book’s cover.

Environmental Book Reports 🌳

This template can be used for multiple different events that happen across the school year. Try using this template with your students for:

🌏 Earth Day
📚 National Simultaneous Storytime 2022
🌲 National Tree Day

Encourage your students to choose books that fit within the theme of the event you are celebrating. 

Download & Print — It’s Child’s Play! 

Simply download the PDF template and print a copy for each student. The template consists of three pages. The first two pages contain the leaves and the last page contains the instructions and the top section of the mobile.

Students will need coloured markers/pencils, scissors and string to complete this activity.


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