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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
  • Talking Books
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Here's an idea for older readers who would like to share their best reading asset -- their eyes. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Cultural Heritage, Drama AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS:

    • 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
  • A Running Reading Record
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Reward your children for their reading achievements. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Ideas for Every Season, Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Children,

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

    summary In this activity, you can make a homemade book that features all the colors of the rainbow. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Reading AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • 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

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Basket of Fun
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Create a basket full of fun things to do on a rainy day. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Exploring Nature, Rainy Day Fun AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play In a basket

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Fortune Cookies
    1-2, small group, meal, play, indoor

    summary Fortune cookies are fun for reading as well as eating. You don't have to go out to a Chinese restaurant to have them; your kids can make 'em and bake 'em right in your own oven, or poke paper fortunes into packaged

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Reading Partners
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Form a partnership with your beginning reader by setting aside fifteen or twenty minutes a day to read with rather than to the child. (Thats what makes you a partner rather than story reader.) Source: The RIF Guide

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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