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  • How to Make Gifts
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    summary Children can make their own gifts for family and friends by following the directions in a how-to-book. Besides the thoughtfulness involved in taking the time to make rather than buy a gift, your children will learn

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • What to Draw
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Open a box of crayons! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Out and About, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Read a story to spark your child's imagination.

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Internet Scavenger Hunt
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Go on a scavenger hunt online to find animals and foods from different countries! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Cultural Heritage, Family Time, Games, Online AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS:

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    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Book and Character Costumes
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Suggest that it might be fun to dress up as a favorite storybook character or even a book itself! This idea will appeal to all the book lovers if you have occasion to dress up. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES:

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 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
  • Book Nooks
    small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary A book nook is any inviting place for your children to read, away from the hustle and bustle of the household. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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
  • Amelia's Mystery
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Try a writing activity about the mystery of Ameila Earhart's last flight. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Exploring Nature, History, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Play It Again, Sam!
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary "How do I sound?" the child asks. Better this time, you'll say, after you play back a recording of the child reading the same page for the umpteenth time. Sure enough, the child's performance has improved

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Make a Mark
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Babies learn how letters are formed when they scribble. Writing with babies helps them make the connection between speaking and writing and the connection between sounds and letters. Source: Reading Is Fundamental

    • 1-2
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