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  • Hats on for Reading
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Add some drama to your read-aloud time with the simplest of props-a hat. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers. CATEGORIES: Drama AGES: 1-2 3-5 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Play It Again, Sam!
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor

    summary "How do I sound?" the child asks. Better this time, you'll say, after you play back a recording of the child reading the same page for the umpteenth time. Sure enough, the child's performance has improved

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Edible Alphabet
    1-2, small group, meal, play, indoor

    summary Learning to recognize letters of the alphabet is not only fun, it tastes good! That is, if you shape the ABC's out of things that children like to eat. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • Make a Character Picture
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Discover a children's favorite story characer with this exciting activity. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Family Time, Rainy Day Fun, Storytelling, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS:

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • 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
  • Historias en viaje
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor, traveling

    summary Puede grabar en cintas de audio varias de las historias preferidas de sus niños para escucharlas cuando viajen en automóvil. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers CATEGORIES: Reading AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Family Card Catalog
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Make reading a legacy in your family. Set up a card catalog so older brothers and sisters can keep track of the good books they read through the years and then pass their recommendations on to the younger readers

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Tell Family Stories
    1-2, small group, bed, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Teach values, pass on family history and build children's listening & thinking skills. Photos from family album can illustrate the stories. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Cultural Heritage, History,

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Yummy Alphabet
    1-2, small group, meal, indoor

    summary Cook up fun ways to help young children learn the letters of the alphabet. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Cooking, Ideas for Every Season AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Words for All Seasons
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Children can usher in each season with a lively collage of words that describe it best. They'll need lots of printed materials to search through for their words. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging Young Readers

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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