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  • 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
  • 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
  • Sweet, Fried Plantains
    1-2, small group, meal, indoor

    summary A plantain is a tropical fruit that is a lot like a banana, only bigger. When fried, it is a delicious, Caribbean treat. Enjoy some sweet, fried plantains during your next meal. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES:

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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
  • Be a Mapmaker
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Learn about creating and reading maps by creating a neighborhood map. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Materials: Clipboard

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

    summary Find a few picture books that illustrate the words of a familiar song. Then sing the book to your baby while he or she looks at the pictures. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Music, Reading

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Making Monster Masks
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Kids create their own visual of a monster after reading a story's description. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Time:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • 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
  • Detour, Exit, Falling Rocks: Car Game
    small group, play, traveling

    summary In this road activity, the riders on the left side of the car take on the riders on the right side in a race to spot words that begin with all the letters of the alphabet. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Writing Around the House
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Like reading, writing can become a natural part of your family's everyday activities. Your regular household activities are great for putting children's writing skills to good use. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES:

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
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