Teaching Materials

Looking for books to teach in your classroom? Each lesson plan is ready for immediate classroom adoption with suggested assignments, writing prompts, extension activities, and more! Each Core Curriculum Lesson Plan was created by educators and is specifically aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

Download the Grades K-5 The Day the Crayons Quit educator’s guide


Parents! Need some fun activities to print out for home? Check out these fun crayon activities featuring mazes, coloring sheets, and word searches!

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Become a Crayon Collection Partner!

Did you know that over 150 million still-good crayons are thrown away each year by restaurants? Penguin Young Readers, in partnership with the Crayon Collection, wants to help! By providing restaurants with adorable Crayons-themed collection boxes and instructions on how to donate collected crayons to schools and Head Start centers in their area.

Want a donation box for your restaurant or business?