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  • Make Reading Aloud Fun for Your Preschooler
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Make reading aloud fun for your preschooler by using puppets & dolls. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Drama, Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor, Traveling TIME OF DAY: Bed,

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Finding the Right Words
    1-2, small group, meal, play, indoor

    summary How would you describe your best friend? With that question in mind, your children go on a search through newspapers and magazines for descriptive words to use in a collage -- so much more thoughtful than a store-bought

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • 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
  • New Year Family Time Capsule
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary If your family could look back on themselves a year from now what would they think? As part of your New Year celebration this year, pack a time capsule to be opened the same time next year, if you can stand to wait

    • 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
  • Go-Together Gifts
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Nothing motivates reading like a gift that arrives with a companion-a book. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Celebrations and Holidays AGES: 1-2 3-5 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Bookmarks
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Suggest that children make pretty bookmarks to enclose in a gift book or to mark the place in your own book where you left off during read-aloud time. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Con sus propias palabras
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Tome un libro que ya conozca o que sea popular y comience a leer las primeras páginas. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading, Vocabulary Building AGES: 1-2 3-5 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor,

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Become a Gardener
    1-2, small group, play, outdoor

    summary Read about gardening, and then grow something at your home. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Exploring Nature, Out and About AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Read a book

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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