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  • Providing New Experiences
    1-2, bath, bed, meal, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Increase your child's vocabulary by taking them to a library or bookstore with and encourage them to read aobut new places, faces, and objects. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading, Writing AGES: 6-8

    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • 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
  • Local Ghost Stories
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Visit your local historical society and find famous ghosts. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: History, Reading, Seasonal Activities, Writing AGES: teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY:

    • teen
  • Making Music with Words
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary The sound of music can help children learn to read. Listen to music with your child. Sing along to the radio. Learning words to songs is one more way to help strengthen kids' use of language. Source: Reading Is Fundamental

    • 9-12
  • Caregiver Calendar
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary A simple but brilliant idea to establish the habit of reading at home. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Materials:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Reading Every Minute
    1-2, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary For beginning readers, have the courage of one hour of reading under his belt is an achievement. To recognize, create a paper clock face. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Book Pets
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    summary Children will love cuddling up with a good storybook when they can also cuddle up with a beloved character in the story. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Celebrations and Holidays AGES:

  • A Family History
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor

    summary Research your family's history. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: History, Ideas for Every Season AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Most children enjoy hearing stories

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Library Outing
    small group, play, outdoor

    summary Visit your local library with your child. Talk with the Librarian about how to find books in the library, how to apply for a libary card, and what books might be appropriate for your child. Source: Reading Is Fundamental

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • 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
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