Are you familiar with The Magic Tree House books? Written by Mary Pope Osborne, this award-winning collection of children's books follows a brother and sister (Jack and Annie) on many different adventures through time, space, and history. The magical tree house sends them on a different adventure in each book. They get to go back in time 65 million years where they run into different dinosaurs, they travel to medieval Ireland where they encounter Vikings, and so much more.
If you are a The... Magic Tree House fan, there are many crafts you can make that are related to the books. One craft that is fun to do for any book is making a diorama (check out this diorama David made for one of his favorite The Magic Tree House books, Afternoon on the Amazon). You can also make crafts that are related to the theme and characters in a book.
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Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, book 1) Crafts
The magical tree house transports Jack and Annie to the prehistoric past. While they are trying to figure out how to get back, they meet different dinosaurs. Will they make it home before dark . . . or will they become a dinosaur's dinner? In this adventure, Jack finds a gold medallion with the letter "M" on it.
Craft a dinosaur, your own fossils, or even a dinosaur coloring book:
Make Dinosaur Crafts
Dinosaur Coloring Pages
Learn More About this Book from Liz @ Children's Books
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The Knight at Dawn (Magic Tree House, book 2) Crafts
In this adventure, Jack and Annie get taken to England during the Middle Ages. They find themselves in a castle where a feast is underway and they aren't welcome guests. They not only get to explore a castle, but also meet a brave night.
Craft a castle, a fancy crown, or print out some fun activities:
Make Medieval/Royalty Crafts
Medieval Times Printables
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Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House, book 3) Crafts
The magic tree house sends Jack and Annie away to ancient Egypt. There they meet Queen Hutepi, and her 1,000-year-old mummy. Their quest in this book is to help the queen find her missing Book of the Dead.
You can craft a variety of mummies and Color a Sphinx:
Make Mummy Crafts
Sphinx and Pyramids of Egypt Coloring Page
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Pirates Past Noon (Magic Tree House, book 4) Crafts
Jack and Annie find themselves in the Caribbean Sea where they encounter some pirates and meet Morgan le Fay. In this adventure, will they uncover a hidden treasure chest or will they end up having to walk to plank? Remember the letter "M" medallion from book #1? Turns out it belongs to Morgan le Fay.
Make a variety of pirate related crafts and print some fun pages:
Make Pirate Crafts
Pirate Coloring Pages
Printable Pirate Scavenger HuntContinue to 5 of 29 below.
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Night of the Ninjas (Magic Tree House, book 5) Crafts
In this adventure, Jack and Annie are trying to find Morgan le Fay (from book #4). It turns out that she is under a spell and their search for her takes them to ancient Japan. Jack and Annie, with the help of a mouse named Peanut, must find four magical objects to reverse the spell.
Enjoy these related crafts and activities:
How to Make a Pretend Ninja Sword
Make a Ninja Mask
Japanese Temari Ball
Mouse Visor Craft
Mouse Ears Headband
Mouse in a Cup Craft
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Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House, book 6) Crafts
Jack and Annie encounter monkeys, crocodiles, killer ants and other scary creatures when they travel back in time to a rainforest in South America. In this adventure, they are in search of Morgan le Fay once again, with the help of Peanut the mouse, once again.
Make a variety of animal related crafts and some other related projects:
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Midnight on the Moon (Magic Tree House, book 8) Crafts
In this adventure, Jack and Annie not only travel to the moon, they also travel to the future. They are looking for the last "M" thing that will free Morgan from the spell. They put on space suits and start searching hoping they find the mysterious item before their air runs out.
Enjoy some outer space crafts and activities along with this book:
Outer Space Crafts
Space Activity Book
Solar System Printables
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Dolphins at Daybreak (Magic Tree House, book 9) Crafts
Jack and Annie are off on another adventure, this time to underneath the Pacific Ocean where they are trying to solve one of four riddles for Morgan le Fay! This adventure finds them meeting a giant octopus, a hungry shark, and dolphins that come to the rescue.
Fish and Sea Creature Crafts
Dolphin Printable Door Hangers
Dolphin PrintablesContinue to 9 of 29 below.
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Ghost Town at Sundown (Magic Tree House, book 10) Crafts
Jack and Annie are off to a ghost town in the American Wild West where they are trying to solve the second riddle for Morgan le Fay. On this adventure, they meet a mustang herder named Slim.
Try one of more of these projects:
Wild West Crafts
Pioneer Life Printables
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Lions at Lunchtime (Magic Tree House, book 11) Crafts
Jack and Annie find themselves sent to the vast plains of Africa to try to solve Morgan le Fay's third magical riddle. They manage to solve the riddle but then find themselves facing wildebeests, a Masai warrior, and a pride of lions!
Lion Finger Puppet Craft
Lion's Face Craft
Lion Beaded Safety Pin
Wild Animal Crafts
Lion Activity Page
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Polar Bears Past Bedtime (Magic Tree House, book 12) Crafts
Off to solve another riddle, Jack and Annie find themselves in the arctic where they find cracking ice, a seal hunter, and giant polar bear.
Crafting with Ice and Snow
Polar Bear Coloring Page
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Hour of the Olympics (Magic Tree House, book 16) Crafts
For this adventure, the magic tree sends Jack and Annie to Ancient Greece. They attempt to attend the first Olympic games, but they discover girls aren't allowed to attend. You can imagine the trouble that finds them when is caught sneaking in.
Make Your Own Olympics
Make Winter Olympic Games and Crafts
Summer Olympics Printables
Winter Olympics Printables
Children's Books about the Olympics
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Tonight on the Titanic (Magic Tree House, book 17) Crafts
As the title of this book suggests, Jack and Annie finds themselves transported back to 1912 and land on the deck of the Titanic. Pat of their quest is to find the mysterious gift that will free a small dog from a magic spell.
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Buffalo Before Breakfast (Magic Tree House, book 18) Crafts
Jack and Annie find themselves sent back to the American Old West where they encounter a Lakota boy on the Great Plains and almost get trampled by a buffalo stampede.
Native American Crafts
Native American Printables
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Tigers at Twilight (Magic Tree House, book 19) Crafts
In this book, Jack and Annie explore the Indian jungles of the past along with Teddy, the enchanted dog. They meet snakes tigers and ancient ruins and then find themselves helping the tigers who are being threatened by poachers.
Tiger Felt Tote Bag
Paper Mache Tiger
Tiger Coloring Page
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Dingoes at Dinnertime (Magic Tree House, book 20) Crafts
Jack and his sister Annie find themselves in the wilds of Australia during a drought. while there, they save a baby kangaroo, a koala, and other animals from a raging wildfire.
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Civil War on Sunday (Magic Tree House, book 21) Crafts
The magic tree house transports Jack and Annie to the time of the Civil War, where not only do they get to meet Clara Barton, they also get to save the life of their very own great-great-great-grandfather
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Twister on Tuesday (Magic Tree House, book 23) Crafts
In this book of the Magic Tree House series, Jack and Annie travel back in time to the Midwestern prairie during the American pioneer period. They visit a one-room schoolhouse and learn about pioneer life. Right when they think their adventure is over, they notice a tornado coming and they have to try to make their way back to the schoolhouse to save the teacher and kids.
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Thanksgiving on Thursday (Magic Tree House, book 27) Crafts
Jack and Annie find themselves transported to Plymouth in 1621 to participate in the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians.
Children's Books About ThanksgivingContinue to 21 of 29 below.
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Christmas in Camelot (Magic Tree House, book 29) Crafts
In this book, Jack and Annie are sent on a mission by Merlin the Magician. It is Christmas eve and the tree house transports them to King Arthur's castle at Camelot, where they help out a troubled King Arthur.
Christmas Craft Ideas
Christmas Coloring Pages
Make Medieval/Royalty Crafts
Christmas Symbols Printables
Medieval Times Printables
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Haunted Castle On Hallow’s Eve (Magic Tree House, book 30) Crafts
Once again, Jack and Annie are summoned to Camelot where Merlin the Magician tells them that the Stone of Destiny has been stolen. To find the stone of Destiny, they must search within the haunted castle.
How to Make a Haunted House
Homemade Halloween Ideas
Build a Castle
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Winter Of The Ice Wizard (Magic Tree House, book 32) Crafts
In this book, Jack and Annie travel with their friends, Teddy and Kathleen (from earlier books), to a land of snow where the Ice Wizard lives. He has captured Morgan and Merlin and the four friends must find the Ice Wizard's missing eye in order to free them.
Make an Eyeball
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Eve of the Emperor Penguin (Magic Tree House, book 40) Crafts
For this adventure, the Magic Tree House takes Jack and Annie to the one continent they haven't visited before: Antarctica. On this quest to find the secrets to happiness, they encounter a colony of Emperor penguins.Continue to 25 of 29 below.
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A Good Night for Ghosts (Magic Tree House, book 42) Crafts
In this book, Jack and Annie are on their second mission to find—and inspire—artists to bring happiness to millions. The duo travels to New Orleans whee thy come head to head with some real ghosts and meet the jazz legend Louis Armstrong.
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Leprechaun in Late Winter (Magic Tree House, book 43) Crafts
This magic tree house adventure is set in Ireland, where Jack and Annie meet an Irish girl who grows up to be Lady Gregory. she helped bring back the Irish legends, started a theater and helped the Irish people regain both their heritage and their pride.
St. Patrick's Day Crafts
St. Patrick's Day With Kids' Books
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A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (Magic Tree House, book 44) Crafts
Jack and Annie’s mission from Merlin the Magician in this book is to help the famous writer Charles Dickens. They find themselves transported back to Victorian England and trying to figure out how they can help him when it seems he has everything he could want. Little did they know it would take all their magic and help from three ghosts to keep the writer from ruining his life.
Printables for Christmas
Classic Christmas Stories from Liz @ Children's Books
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Dogs in the Dead of Night (Magic Tree House, book 46) Crafts
Jack and Annie are ready for their next adventure when the magic tree house send them to a monastery in the Swiss Alps. Not only is the monastery filled with monks, but also Saint Bernard dogs. Annie offers to train a young dog named Berry who jut may lead them the mysterious flower they are searching for.
Dog CraftsContinue to 29 of 29 below.
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Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House, book 47) Crafts
This time, the magic tree house sends Jack and Annie back to Washington D.C. in the 1860s to help Abe Lincoln, not once, but twice. They get to meet the great man as a boy, and during his time as president.
Abraham Lincoln Projects
Abraham Lincoln Printables
Children's Books About Abraham Lincoln