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Summer Activities

Enchanted Learning has interactive calendars with activities and information! Choose the current month!

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/activitycalendars/
 
Kid-Lit Find the right book to read! There is database to provide students with some direction in selecting books that children would like. http://www.kid-lit.com/index.htm
 
American Library Association (Recommended Reading for Children and Their Families)

http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/alscresources/summerreading/recsummerreading/recommendedreading.htm
 
Children’s Books Online: The Rosetta Project  This website combines reading with a fun history lesson. It features a large collection of digitized antique children's books.

 http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/
 
Reading is Fundamental Summer  http://www.rif.org/

There are reading games, reading activity calendars, online read along books, and more!
 
Education World  has summer reading lists by grade, along with reviews of new books, interviews with favorite authors, and lots of ideas for summer projects to extend reading -- projects for kids to do with friends or on their own and projects for families to do together!

http://www.education-world.com/summer_reading/
 

 
International Digital Children’s Library wonderful selection of books including award winners!  http://www.childrenslibrary.org/books/index.html
 
Printing Press Interactive http://interactives.mped.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=110&title=

Create a brochure, newspaper, a booklet, or a flyer!
 
Kids Space Story Hour – online stories for primary grades  http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/storyhour/
 
Scholastic Flashlight Reading Club http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/flashlightreaders/T_landingPage.asp
 
Storyline Online The Screen Actors Guild Foundation brings you Storyline Online, an online streaming video program featuring SAG members reading children's' books aloud.  http://www.storylineonline.net/
 
Stories from the Web  http://www.storiesfromtheweb.org/sfwhomepage.htm
 
Wacky Web Tales – create your own tales! http://www.eduplace.com/tales/index.html
 
Book Hive: Find a book or be an Author! http://www.bookhive.org/
 
Kid Corner Read writing by kids or add your own writing. http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/staff/LindaJancola/6Trait/kidscorner.htm
 
Kid Publishing  Read stories from other kids or write your  own  http://www.kidpub.com/kidpub/