Kids Summer Reading in Libraries - Dream Big Read

New York State, along with many other states, is using the "Dream, Big, READ" theme for their 2012 summer reading program. This collaborative board for sharing ideas for summer reading programs, crafts, great books, displays, etc. To collaborate, please leave a note on one of these pins and we'll add you. Thanks!

Kids Summer Reading in Libraries - Dream Big Read

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Color the animal alphabet. Has an animal for each letter of the alphabet.

Paintchip bookmarks

  • jessica mitchel
    jessica mitchel

    love these, going to make one for every season!!!

  • Melanie Morgan- Henderson
    Melanie Morgan- Henderson

    I have a stack of these! Now I know what to do with them!

Chalk Portraits

  • MadeByLaks

    My kid attended the dream big read program.. I would like to collaborate for this board thank you.

  • Kathleen Cole
    Kathleen Cole

    Love it!

Clever! Use a fork to make tiny pompoms.

Dig for buried treasure OR have an archaeology dig!

Playful Learning: Themed Walks for Children

Popsicle stick avengers bookmarks

  • Jackie Higgins
    Jackie Higgins

    Awesome! Love the ideas on this pinterest board. I'd love to collaborate with you on this board!

Marble Races with a cheap pool noodle

Wee mouse tin house

Wee mouse tin house

DIY Clothespin Animal Crafts That Open

Summer Fun - 15 Favorite Science Experiments for Kids

homemade bouncy balls!

A word search with everyone's names. Circle the name of the recipient. Use Puzzlemaker on DiscoveryEducation

Sock bubbles... The kids are gonna love it!

Family Fun: Curly Birds Fun for All

  • Cressa Moran
    Cressa Moran

    We made these. Kids thought they were beautiful but time-consuming

  • Polly-Alida Farrington
    Polly-Alida Farrington

    Good to know. It does look like a lot of precise measuring and cutting!

Boy crafts

Sour Patch Grapes--the healthy way to fulfill your candy cravings!

Make your own constellation viewer (no flashlight needed!) from the Austin Children's Museum

You just need single sheet of paper to make a mini-book. Use 11x17 paper to get a bigger book, 8.5x11 for a mini-book.

Tennis Ball Helper.

Butterfly Snacks

Pack a picnic and head to a local park. Nature Scavenger Hunt. File for Summer.

Homemade Outdoor Twister Game

A Teacher's Treasure: thought bubbles