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  • Caregiver Calendar
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary A simple but brilliant idea to establish the habit of reading at home. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Materials:

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    • 9-12
  • Restaurant Menus
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Work with a friend or family member to create a menu to use at your pretend restaurant. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Fun, Reading, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8

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

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    • 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

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    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Olympic Medallions
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Design Olympic medallions to award during the medal ceremony at the end of your family's "Summer Reading Olympics." Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Family Time, Ideas for Every

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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
  • Book Buddies
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Form a partnership with your beginning reader and spend fifteen to twenty minutes a day reading with the child, but not to the child. (This is what makes you a reading partner rather than a story reader.) Source:

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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