Search Activities: we found 69 results

  • 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
  • Reading Countdown
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Here's the perfect gift idea for a child who's convalescing or who's left behind when parents are away on business or vacation. For every day your child must be in bed or endure your absence, leave a reading gift

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Climb the Beanstalk
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Show children how they can achieve great heights by reading: Give them a beanstalk to climb, just like Jack's. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • 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
  • Oh, DEAR!
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary The next time you hear a young voice say, "Oh, D-E-A-R!" you'll know that's the cue to "Drop Everything and Read. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal

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

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Book Nooks
    small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary A book nook is any inviting place for your children to read, away from the hustle and bustle of the household. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE:

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

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
Reading