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  • Reading Countdown
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Here's the perfect gift idea for a child who's convalescing or who's left behind when parents are away on business or vacation. For every day your child must be in bed or endure your absence, leave a reading gift

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Discover Recipes
    1-2, meal, indoor

    summary Browse a cookbook with your child. Pick out a recipe, and read through the intstructions. Make that recipe together. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Math, Rainy Day Fun, Reading AGES: 9-12

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Share the Fun of Reading
    small group, play, indoor

    summary Host a book party for your child and his friends. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Encourage your children to swap books with

    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Restaurant Menus
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Work with a friend or family member to create a menu to use at your pretend restaurant. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Fun, Reading, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Book Buddies
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Form a partnership with your beginning reader and spend fifteen to twenty minutes a day reading with the child, but not to the child. (This is what makes you a reading partner rather than a story reader.) Source:

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Category Bingo
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Children read books covering all kinds of subjects before they can cover a row of squares on this special bingo card -- a fun way to broaden their reading interests. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers.

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Travel Journals
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Carrying a journal can be an inspirational activity for a child. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Out and About, Reading, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor,

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Choirs
    1-2, play, indoor

    summary Encourage public participation in the sessions of reading aloud by choosing books that contain many rhymes and repetitions. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Book-nic
    small group, meal, outdoor

    summary Have a book-nic at your local park. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading, Seasonal Activities AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Meal Pack a lunch, a blanket, and

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Family Olympic Torch
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Kick off your family's "Summer Reading Olympics" by making a family Olympic torch. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Family Time, Ideas for Every Season, Reading, Travel Adventures,

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
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