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    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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    Space crafts and books

    bubble wands

    Candy-Free Party Favors from 100 Days of Real Food blog

    tin can and clothespin vase

    Two Separate Hanging Cloud Mobiles, Hanging Baby Mobile, 3D Paper Mobile, Nursery Mobile, Baby mobile. $45.00, via Etsy.

    Beyond the s'more...

    jellyfish finger puppets!

    Kids' travel activities kit.

    Wee mouse tin house

    Stuffed Animals from Kids' Drawings. Bring a child's drawing to life with this simple project.

    Painted Sneakers: Give sneakers a one-of-a-kind look with fabric paint in bright colors and patterns.

    Wee mouse tin house

    Homemade Outdoor Twister Game

    Summer reading lists can be daunting even for avid readers, but turning the list into a game will make this task more enjoyable. For each book your child reads, she earns a segment of the bookworm; every fourth or fifth segment hides the promise of a prize

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

    Painted Sneakers Give sneakers a one-of-a-kind look with fabric paint in bright colors and patterns.

    Recycled Newspaper Pots

    Clever! Use a fork to make tiny pompoms.

    SRP 2012 - Glow in the dark slime. From another pinner: "UPDATE: made this and it was every bit as cool as I had hoped. Not sticky (was afraid it'd be sticky on the hands) and therefore not messy. and it glows!" Looks like a winner :)

    how to make paper butterflies

    cool coloring pages

    Shooting stars. Felt filled with rice. What a fun throwing toy! Summer Reading 2012

    Summer scrapbooking projects for kids

    Draw on sandpaper with crayons, iron the image on to a tshirt.