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  • Frog and Toad Are Valentines
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Children make valentines for their friends. Why not have them make valentines for their favorite storybook characters too! Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Celebrations

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

    summary Keep far-away relatives up to date on what's going on when you write a family newsletter. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Seasonal Activities AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Oh, DEAR!
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary The next time you hear a young voice say, "Oh, D-E-A-R!" you'll know that's the cue to "Drop Everything and Read. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal

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

    summary Create a scrapbook with a child as a fun activity. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor, Traveling TIME OF DAY: Play Making scrapbooks helps

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

    summary When the seasons change, make a collage that you can use to decorate your room. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Reading AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE:

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

    summary For children to become lifelong readers, it's important that they view reading as something that enriches our lives, not just an academic subject in school. One way to accomplish this is by establishing a Family Reading

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

    summary Children will put a lot of reading and writing skills to use when they make their own books. The difference between the bookmaking projects in this section and those included in other sections is that the children

    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Tasty Impressions
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Children can model their own artistic impressions by creating tasty versions of what they see. Source: Reading Is Fundamental, written by Corrie Fisher CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Multiple

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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