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  • Climb the Beanstalk
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Show children how they can achieve great heights by reading: Give them a beanstalk to climb, just like Jack's. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Holiday Book Ornaments
    1-2, play, indoor

    summary Get your in the holiday spirit and the reading spirit. Decorate your tree with homemade ornaments that look like miniature books. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS:

    • 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
  • Color Magic
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Children learn their colors and the wonders of painting by following a color book with this messy discovery of how colors mix. Source: Reading Is Fundamental (written by Corrie Fisher) CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts,

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Una moneda por tus libros
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Las monedas se convierten en los peldaños en el camino hacia un lugar especial en este mapa casero, pero se llega allí a través de la lectura, no de la caminata. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers.

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Creating Collage
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Children create object collage background pages for paintings or original picture collages. Source: Reading Is Fundamental, written by Sue McCleaf Nespeca and Joan Reeve CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Listening Stations
    1-2, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Most everyone loves to sing their favorite tunes. Take your child on a musical adventure and discover what kind of music you like to listen to together. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Music

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Go-Together Gifts
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Nothing motivates reading like a gift that arrives with a companion-a book. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Celebrations and Holidays AGES: 1-2 3-5 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 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
  • Sound Effects
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Here's a technique that will keep restless children more involved during read-aloud time. Ask children to help you provide sound effects in the appropriate places. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers.

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
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