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  • 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

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    • 3-5
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    • 9-12
  • 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
  • Reading Passport
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Before your children take off on a round-the-world reading odyssey, issue them each a passport so they can keep track of the places they visit. This kind of record-keeping activity is great for the long summer break.

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • 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

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    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Family Collage
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Your kids will love to make a photo collage of your family. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Rainy Day Fun, Seasonal Activities AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play

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    • 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

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    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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
  • When In Rome
    1-2, play, outdoor

    summary Whether you're headed for the beach or a national landmark, let your first stop be your local library, where you and your kids can check out books related to your itinerary. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 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
  • Travel Maps
    1-2, play, outdoor, traveling

    summary When children follow their own homemade maps do not have to ask "Are we there yet?" They themselves have the information they need. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Out and About, Seasonal Activities

    • 9-12
    • teen
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