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  • 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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    • 3-5
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  • Sequels
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Does your child have a favorite story? Encourage them to write a sequel. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Reading, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Indoor Sandbox
    1-2, meal, play, indoor

    summary Children will play as happily with a pan full of cornmeal set on the floor as they do in an outdoor sandbox. After a little scooping and pouring, help your kids discover another way to play: Put it on a child's lap

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    • 3-5
  • Family Olympic Torch
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Kick off your family's "Summer Reading Olympics" by making a family Olympic torch. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Family Time, Ideas for Every Season, Reading, Travel Adventures,

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Draw and Tell
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Which comes first, the story or the pictures? Most of the time, the story comes first. Source: Time Together: RIF Family of Readers CATEGORIES: Ideas for Every Season, Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal

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    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Récord Continuo de Lectura
    small group, play, indoor

    summary Los niños, como todo el mundo, disfrutan al tener pruebas reales de sus logros. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Reading, Writing AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor

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    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Discover Recipes
    1-2, meal, indoor

    summary Browse a cookbook with your child. Pick out a recipe, and read through the intstructions. Make that recipe together. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Math, Rainy Day Fun, Reading AGES: 9-12

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Make a Book on Tape
    1-2, bath, bed, meal, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Make a recording of your child's favorite book -- helps reinforce learning and reassure during seperation. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Traveling

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    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Underwater Picture
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Create an underwater picture. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Fun, Reading, Writing AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Traveling TIME OF DAY: Play Using a white

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    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • 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
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