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  • Making a Junk Sculpture
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Children construct sculptures from recycled junk and design their own litterbags. Source: Reading Is Fundamental, written by Sue McCleaf Nespeca and Joan Reeve CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS:

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • New Year Family Time Capsule
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary If your family could look back on themselves a year from now what would they think? As part of your New Year celebration this year, pack a time capsule to be opened the same time next year, if you can stand to wait

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Holiday Book Ornaments
    1-2, play, indoor

    summary Get your in the holiday spirit and the reading spirit. Decorate your tree with homemade ornaments that look like miniature books. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS:

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Outdoors Alphabet Loop
    1-2, large group, small group, play, outdoor, traveling

    summary Take a trip around your neighborhood to find items outdoors that begin with each letter of the alphabet. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Alphabet Learning, Arts and Crafts, Family Time, Games AGES: 1-2

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Olympic Medallions
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Design Olympic medallions to award during the medal ceremony at the end of your family's "Summer Reading Olympics." Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Family Time, Ideas for Every

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Underwater Picture
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Create an underwater picture. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Fun, Reading, Writing AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Traveling TIME OF DAY: Play Using a white

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Wonders of the World
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Using the Internet, learn about the world's most spectacular and well-known sights, all without leaving your home! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Cultural Heritage, Games, Online AGES:

  • Make a Rainbow Book
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary In this activity, you can make a homemade book that features all the colors of the rainbow. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Reading AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Wildflower Bookmarks
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Make a summertime bookmark Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Ideas for Every Season, Reading, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Pick

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Creating Dough Sculptures
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Two sessions may be required if you wish to have children help make the modeling dough. Otherwise, make dough ahead of time and have children add food colors before sculpting their dinosaurs. Source: Reading Is Fundamental,

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
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