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More Summer Reading Books for Kids – 06/27/12

Posted on: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 in Book recommendations, Books, Chapter Book, Debbie Dadey, Joke, Mystery, Reading series for kids, Sean Covey

Our blog this week provided suggestions to help you pick out books for your kids for their summer reading.  Just like adults, kids have their own interests so our book suggestions are all quite different.  By reading the summaries of … read more »

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How to select the right books and reading materials for your kid’s Summer Reading Program.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 in Library, Listening to kids, parent involvement, Reading, Reading tips for kids, Summer Activities for Kids

When it comes to selecting a book most kids know what they want to read.  Just like the grownups in their lives, they may ask friends, browse at the library or book store, or even go on line for ideas.  … read more »

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More Summer Reading Books and Activities

Posted on: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Books, Donald J. Sobol, Family Activities, Reading, Reading series for kids, Roald Dahl, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

For anyone planning a road trip this summer it can be tough to keep the kids interested and occupied during the journey.  This week’s recommendations contain books and an encyclopedia, from National Geographic Kids, to help you.  Besides keeping them … read more »

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Creating an environment for a summer reading program.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 in Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading, Reluctant Readers, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

We at READS believe that parents are the ultimate teachers.  So now that school is out YOU have the challenge of balancing a relaxing summer while still maintaining and building upon all that was learned during the school year.  We … read more »

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Summer Reading Activity Books Recommendations – 06/15/12

Posted on: Friday, June 15th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Cooking, Gardening, Michele Obama, parent involvement, Summer Activities for Kids

With summer just around the corner, or already here for some, our book recommendations this week will help keep the kids busy, reading, learning and having fun.  The first two are about creating a garden with the kids.  Once you … read more »

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Make Flag Day the beginning of a summer reading program.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 in American Flag, Family Activities, Flag Day, Reading tips for kids, Reluctant Readers, Spring break for kids, Summer learning loss

School is almost over for the kids in our country.  Even though they have earned the right to relax and take it easy, it’s important for parents to remember that their role as the reading homework helper will now change.  … read more »

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Summer Reading Books Recommendations – 06/08/12

Posted on: Friday, June 8th, 2012 in Book List, Book recommendations, Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Summer is just about here.  As the kids wind down their last few days of school, and are thinking about all of the fun they’re going to have over the summer, you can start them off with a summer reading … read more »

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Help Struggling Readers Avoid the “Summer Slide”

Posted on: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 in Family Activities, Library, parent involvement, Reading tips for kids, Reluctant Readers, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Summer vacation is nearly upon us, and children everywhere are getting ready to put the backpacks away for a few months and get outside to play. No school may mean fresh air, time with friends, lazy days, and the “Summer … read more »

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