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  • Props for Pretend Play
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Play pretend doctor or waiter with your kids so they can practice their writing skills. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Ideas for Every Season, Rainy Day Fun AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Bookworm
    1-2, small group, meal, play, indoor

    summary Your children turn into bookworms themselves to make this bookworm grow. If it grows long enough, its tail may meet its head as it stretches around the children's room! Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers.

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Kids in the Kitchen
    1-2, meal, indoor

    summary Children love to take orders from you in the kitchen. Read aloud the recipes and let them be the perfect chef's assistant. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Math, Rainy Day Fun, Vocabulary Building

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Family Reading Hour
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary For children to become lifelong readers, it's important that they view reading as something that enriches our lives, not just an academic subject in school. One way to accomplish this is by establishing a Family Reading

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • An Appreciative Audience
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Since you can't always drop what you're doing every time an enthusiastic young reader feels like opening a book, help the child find another audience. Suggest that few favorite dolls or stuffed animals listen to the

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Reading Quilt
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Patchwork picture quilts will keep children warm with memories of the books they have enjoyed over a period of time. They'll need fabric and fabric crayons to get started. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Outbatting Pete Rose
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary If books equal home runs, touchdowns, goals, or baskets, your kids can try to match or break the records of their favorite sports figures. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Games, Seasonal

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Objetos de cuentos
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Una búsqueda del tesoro en un libro incentivará a los lectores renuentes a terminar un libro y a los lectores veloces a reducir la velocidad para prestar atención a los detalles. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Theme Walk
    1-2, play, outdoor, traveling

    summary Take your child out for some fresh air and exploration during a walk around the neighborhood. List some things for your baby to look for during the walk. Let older babies and toddlers find some things for themselves

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • First Journals
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Help your kids start their own journal. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Ideas for Every Season, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play First graders are old enough

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
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