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  • Note Clip
    1-2, play, indoor

    summary A note clip keeps a clamp on the phone messages, lists, and other scraps of information that otherwise get misplaced. Here's a simple and useful gift your children can make for just about anybody, even themselves.

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Kids in the Kitchen
    1-2, meal, indoor

    summary Children love to take orders from you in the kitchen. Read aloud the recipes and let them be the perfect chef's assistant. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Family Time, Math, Rainy Day Fun, Vocabulary Building

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
  • Mark the Calendar
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Make a monthly calendar and hang it on the refrigerator. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Ideas for Every Season, Writing AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY: Play Make a monthly

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

    summary Kick off your family's "Summer Reading Olympics" by making a family Olympic torch. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts, Family Time, Ideas for Every Season, Reading, Travel Adventures,

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Reading Time Line
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Beginning with Columbus's voyage, children can read their way through the centuries of American history, charting events on a time line as they live through them in books. Encourage children to try historical novels

    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Holiday Letters
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Create a holiday greeting to family and friends with your kids. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Celebrations and Holidays, Writing AGES: 1-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 teen MATERIALS: Minimal TYPE: Indoor TIME OF DAY:

    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
    • teen
  • Quilting Stories
    large group, play, indoor, outdoor

    summary Children design their own squares to add to a collective quilt, which tells a story. Source: Reading Is Fundamental CATEGORIES: Arts and Crafts AGES: 3-5 6-8 9-12 MATERIALS: Multiple TYPE: Indoor, Outdoor TIME OF

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • 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
  • 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
  • Reading Partners
    1-2, small group, play, indoor

    summary Form a partnership with your beginning reader by setting aside fifteen or twenty minutes a day to read with rather than to the child. (Thats what makes you a partner rather than story reader.) Source: The RIF Guide

    • 3-5
    • 6-8
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