Search Activities: we found 69 results

  • Make a Rainbow Book
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary In this activity, you can make a homemade book that features all the colors of the rainbow. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Reading AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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:

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    • 6-8
  • License Plate Games
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Keeping track of unusual license plates or plates from different states is a favorite pastime on very long car trips. Create a map/bingo game and take turns with your family to identify car liscense plates from different

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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
  • Around the World in Eighty Books
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Reading can make globe-trotters of your children or send them on a cross-country trek. Charting their travels on a real map will help them visualize where stories actually take place and help them understand how geography

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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

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  • 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
  • Local Ghost Stories
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Visit your local historical society and find famous ghosts. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: History, Reading, Seasonal Activities, Writing AGES: teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY:

    • teen
  • Picnic de libros
    1-2, small group, play, outdoor

    summary Disfruta de un picnic de libros en el parque. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading, Seasonal Activities AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Prepara una canasta

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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

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    • 6-8
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