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  • Keep a Travel Journal
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Keep track of all the fun that you're having on your trips! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor, Traveling TIME OF DAY: Play

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Book 'Em
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Invite a local police officer to your next RIF event. Source: RIF Motivational Activity Handbook CATEGORIES: Ideas for Every Season AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Invite a local

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Treasure Hunt
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary For a special occasion, set up a treasure hunt for the children. The "treasure" itself is insignificant; kids just love the adventure of discovering and following lots of clues. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Tell Family Stories
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Teach values, pass on family history and build children's listening & thinking skills. Photos from family album can illustrate the stories. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Cultural Heritage, History,

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Book Nooks
    small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary A book nook is any inviting place for your children to read, away from the hustle and bustle of the household. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Singing a Book
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary Find a few picture books that illustrate the words of a familiar song. Then sing the book to your baby while he or she looks at the pictures. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Music, Reading

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Indoor Picnic
    1-2, small group, meal, play, indoor

    summary Brighten up a gloomy day for with fun indoor picnic! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading, Writing AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Meal, Play Materials that

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Bring in the New!
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    summary Begin the New Year with a this fun prediction and resolution activity. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Celebrations and Holidays AGES: MATERIALS: None TYPE: None TIME OF DAY: None Materials:

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

    summary Reward children's reading with an array of colorful stickers -- one for short books, two for longer ones if you like. The children collect their stickers in booklets they can later redeem for prizes. Source: The RIF

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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