I just learned all kinds of ideas about summer reading programs. The teacher in me is going WILD!
Did you know students can regress gravely over the summer? We’ve got to keep our children engaged, YET having fun over the summer. You’ll love my ideas for this summer… including a Summer Reading Bingo!
Here are a few options available to you:
*Community Reading Programs- pooling funds or collecting donations to reward children for reading over the summer. As a consultant, there is a ton of flexibility as to how to run the reading program. Older children could read to younger children as well as challenging themselves with new chapter books to earn brand new books at the end of the summer. More specifically, we can run a Reach for the Stars program.
*Hold a Reach for the Stars Program- a reading incentive program where children read for an allotted time daily for two weeks. They’ll get prizes along the way for hitting their goals. At the end all money is pooled together to get new books for all kids involved.
*School and Library Book Fairs- holding a book fair at the end of the school year and use the free books the school earns as prizes for students reading over the summer.
*If you’re local, come see me at Storytime in Katy. If not, find a local storytime near you!
I cannot wait to work with parents this summer to motivate their children to read just a little bit more. As parents, we are our children’s first teachers and strongest example. Inspire you’re little readers today!
If you are interested in hosting a summer reading program with your friends, let me know. I’d love to chat! Here’s just one of the books your child could get for free! New Young Adult Series
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