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  • Homemade Books
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Children will put a lot of reading and writing skills to use when they make their own books. The difference between the bookmaking projects in this section and those included in other sections is that the children

    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Be a Mapmaker
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Learn about creating and reading maps by creating a neighborhood map. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Materials: Clipboard

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Grow Some Coral at Home
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Create your own "coral reefs" at home. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Put pieces of charcoal, brick, or

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 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
  • Bumpy Road Painting
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Young children explore painting with different tools and textured paint to create roadways and tire treads. Source: Reading Is Fundamental (written by Sue McCleaf Nespeca and Joan Reeve) CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Bookmarks
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Suggest that children make pretty bookmarks to enclose in a gift book or to mark the place in your own book where you left off during read-aloud time. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • How to Make Gifts
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    summary Children can make their own gifts for family and friends by following the directions in a how-to-book. Besides the thoughtfulness involved in taking the time to make rather than buy a gift, your children will learn

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Make an Alphabet Book
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Create an Alphabet Book with letters, words and pictures! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Alphabet Learning, Arts and Crafts, Writing AGES: 1-2 3-5 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Write

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Summer Journal
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Write about summertime adventures with a friend. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Ideas for Every Season AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor, Traveling TIME OF DAY:

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Happy Birthday!
    1-2, bed, indoor

    summary A great birthday activity. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Bed Celebrate your child's birthday by telling him or her the story

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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