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  • Treasure Hunt
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary For a special occasion, set up a treasure hunt for the children. The "treasure" itself is insignificant; kids just love the adventure of discovering and following lots of clues. Source: The RIF Guide to Encouraging

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Backseat Scavenger Hunt Game
    1-2, small group, play, traveling

    summary If you prepare a backseat scavenger hunt for your next a long car ride, you may be too busy looking out the window to notice how long you've been on the road. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Ideas for Every

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Olympic Medallions
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Design Olympic medallions to award during the medal ceremony at the end of your family's "Summer Reading Olympics." Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Family Time, Ideas for Every

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Theme Walk
    1-2, play, outdoor, traveling

    summary Take your child out for some fresh air and exploration during a walk around the neighborhood. List some things for your baby to look for during the walk. Let older babies and toddlers find some things for themselves

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
  • 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
  • Play Time
    1-2, small group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Use playtime to help your child build language and literacy skills. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Games AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play Any activity can be

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Holiday Wish Cakes
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    summary Share your wishes with family and friends when you give holiday wish cakes to family and friends this season. Source: RIF CATEGORIES: Celebrations and Holidays AGES: MATERIALS: None TYPE: None TIME OF DAY: None MATERIALS:

  • Underwater Picture
    1-2, large group, small group, play, indoor, traveling

    summary Create an underwater picture. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Fun, Reading, Writing AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor, Traveling TIME OF DAY: Play Using a white

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Pen Pals
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Children can share ideas about a story they read, recommend books, or even exchange books by mail. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Ideas for Every Season, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE:

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Clean Up Your Community
    1-2, small group, play, outdoor

    summary Look around your community. Do you see graffiti, pollution, or waste? Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Exploring Nature, Out and About AGES: 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Outdoor TIME OF DAY: Play If

    • 9-12
    • teen
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