Have you been to your local library lately? Not only is it a great source of books, perfect for summer reading, libraries have so much more to offer these days… and they do a great job making your job easier during summer break.
You know it’s important to encourage your kids to read as much as possible during the summer. It’s one of the best ways to ensure their minds stay active and that they retain much of what they’ve learned throughout the school year. But getting the kids to actually sit down and read is another story.
Almost all libraries host summer reading challenges for kids of all (reading) ages. Head on over to yours with the kids and get them signed up.
These challenges usually involve a reading log and the kids can win some sort of prizes. Many libraries will also host kick-off parties and various events throughout the summer to get kids into reading. Continue reading