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Summer Reading - Resources

PBS Kids Characters (left to right): Arthur, Martha, Super Why, George, Dinosaur Train, Cat in the Hat
A Newshour Report

A Newshour Report

Turning parents into teachers to fight the ‘summer slide’ in reading

Get Ready for Summer!

Get Ready for Summer!

Ideas for Teachers to share with Families

Encourage Summer Reading

Encourage Summer Reading

Tips for Parents to encourage kids to read during the summer months

More Tips 

  • Be a reader yourself. 
  • Set aside a consistent time each day for reading.  
  • Read aloud to your reader. 
  • Allow your child to choose books for summer reading. 
  • Help your child select books at a comfortable level. 
  • For younger children, look at letters and words as you enjoy summer activities. 
  • Check out summer programs at your local public library. 
  • Read a book together.