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  • Around the World in an Essay
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    summary Let imaginations go anywhere as you think about your dream vacations. Source: CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: MATERIALS: None TYPE: None TIME OF DAY: None If you could vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go?

  • Note Clip
    1-2, play, indoor

    summary A note clip keeps a clamp on the phone messages, lists, and other scraps of information that otherwise get misplaced. Here's a simple and useful gift your children can make for just about anybody, even themselves.

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    • teen
  • Reading Coupons
    1-2, play, indoor

    summary Reading aloud is a gift children can give as well as receive. A coupon for Grandpa (designed and decorated by your child) might say, "I will be happy to read to you for fifteen minutes so that you can close your

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    • teen
  • Be a Marine Life Expert
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary "Explore the water and research what you find. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Science, Seasonal Activities, Travel Adventures AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor, Traveling TIME

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  • Talking to Your Preschooler
    1-2, bath, bed, meal, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary One of the easiest way you can help your child build their vocabulary is by talking to them! It's very simple and the most direct way to lead them to reading. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time,

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  • Reading Raffle
    large group, play, indoor

    summary The more children read, the better their chances of winning a reading raffle! Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Games AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME

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  • Stock the Shelves
    1-2, play, indoor

    summary When your children want to play store, suggest that they stock soup cans or spices on make-believe grocery store shelves using the same system they do in many real stores-alphabetical order. Source: The RIF Guide

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  • Play It Again, Sam!
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary "How do I sound?" the child asks. Better this time, you'll say, after you play back a recording of the child reading the same page for the umpteenth time. Sure enough, the child's performance has improved

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  • Frog and Toad Are Valentines
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Children make valentines for their friends. Why not have them make valentines for their favorite storybook characters too! Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Celebrations

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  • Historias en viaje
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Puede grabar en cintas de audio varias de las historias preferidas de sus niños para escucharlas cuando viajen en automóvil. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8

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