Home > Literacy Resources > Activities > Seasonal Activities

Search Activities: we found 22 results

  • School-Break Calendar
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Here are some ways to keep books open even though the school doors are closed. The long summer break leaves more time than ever to read or participate in reading-related activities. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Holiday Wish List
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary 'Tis the season when gift catalogs abound in the mail. Dont throw them out! They will provide your children with hours of reading and wishful thinking and call into play many reading skills. Source: The RIF Guide

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

    summary Patchwork picture quilts will keep children warm with memories of the books they have enjoyed over a period of time. They'll need fabric and fabric crayons to get started. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Outbatting Pete Rose
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary If books equal home runs, touchdowns, goals, or baskets, your kids can try to match or break the records of their favorite sports figures. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Games, Seasonal

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Theme Walk
    1-2, play, outdoor, traveling

    summary Take your child out for some fresh air and exploration during a walk around the neighborhood. List some things for your baby to look for during the walk. Let older babies and toddlers find some things for themselves

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Be a Marine Life Expert
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary "Explore the water and research what you find. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Science, Seasonal Activities, Travel Adventures AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor, Traveling TIME

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Harvest for Reading
    1-2, large group, small group, play, outdoor

    summary Locate a farm using a directory and visit the farm with your kids! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Seasonal Activities AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Family Cookbook
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Have children publish a family cookbook. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Cooking, Seasonal Activities AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play MATERIALS: File

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Words for All Seasons
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Children can usher in each season with a lively collage of words that describe it best. They'll need lots of printed materials to search through for their words. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Read Generously
    large group, play, indoor

    summary During the gift-giving holidays, many people give their time collecting for charities. Children may want to hold their own fund-raiser—a read-a-thon. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES:

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