Caldecott Medal Winners Crafts For April

Join us as we explore the Caldecott Medal Winners from the past.

Every Monday, a new year will be highlighted with a different craft.

Pick up a craft kit and a copy of the week's Caldecott Medal Winning book from the Youth Services Desk at Cocoa Beach Public Library at 550 N Brevard Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931.

Paper frog with googly eyes and drawn-on spots. The frog is sitting on a piece of paper that is crimped to look like a leaf.

From Monday, April 4, 2022, to Sunday, April 10, 2022 we will be celebrating the 1992 Caldecott Award WinnerTuesday by David Wiesner.


Craft made of paper and yarn, with a drawn-on background that depicts skyscrapers, stars, and a moon. A silhouette of a girl is attached to the yarn, which is pulled taut across the paper to resemble a high wire.

From Monday, April 11, 2022, to Sunday, April 17, 2022 we will be celebrating the 1993 Caldecott Award Winner Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully.


A large 2D paper suitcase sits below a play passport and Cocoa Beach Library Airlines boarding pass. Luggage tags are tied to the paper suitcase with yarn.

From Monday, April 18, 2022, to Sunday, April 24, 2022 we will be celebrating the 1994 Caldecott Award Winner Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say.


A fire craft made of various colors of construction paper and tissue paper.

From Monday, April 25, 2022, to Sunday, May 1, 2022 we will be celebrating the 1995 Caldecott Award Winner Smoky Night by Eve Bunting.