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Sticker Books

summary

Reward children's reading with an array of colorful stickers -- one for short books, two for longer ones if you like. The children collect their stickers in booklets they can later redeem for prizes.
  • The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers.
  • Arts and Crafts
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Multiple
  • Indoor
  • Play

MATERIALS: Standard 8 x 11 paper, ruler, pen, assortment of stickers (large ones for younger children, small ones for older children; glue and picture cutouts from magazines and greeting cards can be substituted)

Fold a standard 8 x 11 piece of paper in half from top to bottom, then in half across to make a booklet like the ones supermarkets provide for trading stamps. Cut the pages apart at the bottom. With ruler and pen, divide each page of the booklet into six boxes. A sticker should fit in each section. After your children read enough books to fill their booklets with bright stickers, they can redeem them for a still bigger reward - a new book, another big bunch of stickers if a child is really crazy about them, or a special privilege, like having a sleepover party or going on an outing.

Sticker Books