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  • Reading Countdown
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Here's the perfect gift idea for a child who's convalescing or who's left behind when parents are away on business or vacation. For every day your child must be in bed or endure your absence, leave a reading gift

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Compartir el poder de la lectura
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary No hay que hacer actividades extraordinarias con los niños para ayudarlos a convertirse en buenos lectores. El compartir conversaciones, libros, canciones y cuentos es lo que les ayudará en su formación de lector.

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Around the World in Your Backyard
    1-2, small group, meal, play, indoor

    summary Learn more about different countries by planting a small herb garden and making authentic ethnic meals. Have your child keep a gardening journal to track the herb's growth progress. Source: Reading Is Fundamental

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Wildflower Bookmarks
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Make a summertime bookmark Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Ideas for Every Season, Reading, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Pick

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Butterfly Gardening
    1-2, small group, play, outdoor

    summary Do you love butterflies? Plant a butterfly garden! Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Exploring Nature, Ideas for Every Season AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Butterflies

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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
  • Book and Character Costumes
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Suggest that it might be fun to dress up as a favorite storybook character or even a book itself! This idea will appeal to all the book lovers if you have occasion to dress up. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES:

    • 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
  • Be an Underwater Expert
    1-2, small group, play, outdoor, traveling

    summary Explore the water, and learn about what you find. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Exploring Nature, Ideas for Every Season, Travel Adventures AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Outdoor, Traveling

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Squirt a Message
    1-2, large group, small group, meal, play, indoor

    summary This activity will especially appeal to younger children who love to get their hands into something messy. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Alphabet Learning AGES: 1-2 3-5 MATERIALS:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
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