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  • Puzzle Grab Bag
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Every time your children finish a book or read for a specified number of minutes, let them reach into a bag and pull out a piece of a jigsaw puzzle. How long before they complete the puzzle? Source: The RIF Guide

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • 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
  • Bookmarks
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Suggest that children make pretty bookmarks to enclose in a gift book or to mark the place in your own book where you left off during read-aloud time. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Making Monster Masks
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Kids create their own visual of a monster after reading a story's description. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Time:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Sculpturades
    large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Teams of children sculpt clay to try to get their team to guess a familiar book title. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Hometown History Photo Book
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary You can consider yourself a local historian after visiting and researching some original landmarks in your city or town. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Sweet, Fried Plantains
    1-2, small group, meal, indoor

    summary A plantain is a tropical fruit that is a lot like a banana, only bigger. When fried, it is a delicious, Caribbean treat. Enjoy some sweet, fried plantains during your next meal. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES:

    • 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:

  • School-Break Calendar
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Here are some ways to keep books open even though the school doors are closed. The long summer break leaves more time than ever to read or participate in reading-related activities. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 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
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