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Summer Reading

Summer can be a fantastic opportunity for your child to develop a deeper love of reading, so we've put together some ideas, book recommendations, and activities to offer some fun options.

Memorial Day

Use these books and printable to talk to your students about Memorial Day, why we celebrate it and what it means.

Volunteering

Start now to set your kids on a path of doing good for others throughout their life.


“If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.” - Kofi Annan


Check out these books for inspiration on ways for kids and families to participate in charitable causes and volunteer work. You will be inspired to look for ways you can make a difference in your world and beyond. 
 

Summer Game Night

Game Night

 

Glowing Backyard Game Night
Here are four ideas to have your very own glowing game night, right in your backyard! Pick up some glow sticks and necklaces at your local party or discount store, wait for the sun to set and have a glowing good time.

Summer Food

Ice Cream Magic (how liquids can become solid)
Ingredients
½ cup milk
½ Cup half and half
½ -1 Tablespoon sugar (depending on how sweet you like it)
½ Teaspoon vanilla extract

Additional Materials
6 Tablespoons ice cream salt or kosher salt
Gallon-sized zip top bag
Quart or sandwich-sized zip top bag
Mittens or gloves