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  • Around the World in an Essay
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Let imaginations go anywhere as kids think about their dream vacations. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Cultural Heritage, Online, Writing AGES: teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor,

    • teen
  • Discover Recipes
    1-2, meal, indoor

    summary Browse a cookbook with your child. Pick out a recipe, and read through the intstructions. Make that recipe together. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Math, Rainy Day Fun, Reading AGES: 9-12

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Travel Maps
    1-2, play, outdoor, traveling

    summary When children follow their own homemade maps do not have to ask "Are we there yet?" They themselves have the information they need. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Out and About, Seasonal Activities

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Book Thermometer
    1-2, play, indoor

    summary When the children to warm up with reading, the temperature of the meter reading will rise at a feverish pace! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Almond, Butter Pecan, Chocolate
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary On a blistering hot summer day, think ice cream! With your children, fantasize about the long list of flavors on the board at your local ice cream parlor. How do they keep track of so many flavors? Alphabetical order!

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Category Bingo
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Children read books covering all kinds of subjects before they can cover a row of squares on this special bingo card -- a fun way to broaden their reading interests. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers.

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Holiday Letters
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Create a holiday greeting to family and friends with your kids. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Celebrations and Holidays, Writing AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Make Your Own Books on Tape
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Since reading stories aloud is probably the best thing that parents can do to encourage their children to become successful, lifelong learners, consider recording your child's favorite stories on audiotape. Source:

    • 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
  • Yummy Alphabet
    1-2, small group, meal, indoor

    summary Cook up fun ways to help young children learn the letters of the alphabet. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Cooking, Ideas for Every Season AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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