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  • 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
  • Read Around the Clock
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary For beginning readers, an hour's worth of reading under their belts is quite an accomplishment. To acknowledge this, create a paper clockface. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Ideas

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Shopping List
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Next time you go grocery shopping, let you children write the family list and find the items in the store. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Out and About, Vocabulary Building, Writing AGES:

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

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Encouraging Young Writers
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Suggestions for encouraging young writers. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Long before children go to school, before they

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • 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
  • 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
  • Library Tour
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    summary Take your child to the library. See the librarian about collections and services offered by the library, including hours of stories about young children. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: None AGES: 1-2 MATERIALS:

    • 1-2
  • 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
  • Be a Navigator
    1-2, small group, play, traveling

    summary If the your mother or father is willing to let you, you can be the navigator on the familys next car trip. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Out and About, Travel Adventures AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal

    • 9-12
    • teen
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