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  • Book Critics
    1-2, bed, play, indoor

    summary Ask your child to be the critic. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading, Writing AGES: 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Bed, Play Ask your children to study the reviewing styles

    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Keep a Travel Journal
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Keep track of all the fun that you're having on your trips! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor, Traveling TIME OF DAY: Play

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

    summary Form a partnership with your beginning reader by setting aside fifteen or twenty minutes a day to read with rather than to the child. (Thats what makes you a partner rather than story reader.) Source: The RIF Guide

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Palabras para todas las estaciones del año
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Los niños pueden marcar el comienzo de cada estación con un alegre collage de palabras que la describa a la perfección. Necesitarán mucho material impreso para buscar las palabras. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging

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

    summary Before your children take off on a round-the-world reading odyssey, issue them each a passport so they can keep track of the places they visit. This kind of record-keeping activity is great for the long summer break.

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Singing a Book
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary Find a few picture books that illustrate the words of a familiar song. Then sing the book to your baby while he or she looks at the pictures. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Music, Reading

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • 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
  • A Penny for Your Books
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Pennies are the stepping stones to a special place on this homemade map, but it takes reading, not walking, to get there. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Book Chain
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary After they read a book, children add a link on a paper chain. Can one child make the chain reach from the ceiling to the floor? Can two or three readers cooperate and make the chain go all around the room-twice? Source:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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