Wondering what to do with your child today? Whether you’re at home, at school, or out running errands, use the Reading Activity Calendar to find fun, simple ways to make reading a part of your every day life. Flip through the calendar above for ideas, activities, and silly holidays to celebrate together. Find more free reading games and activities for kids at PBS KIDS Island!

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Help your children become good readers by reading with them every day and encouraging them to look at books on their own. Reading with children can become a special way to spend time together, and also helps them develop language and listening skills, build vocabulary and understand the world around them. Check out the resources below for tips on reading with children.

Extend the Learning with Books

Books are great gateways to learn more. By combining the content available through television using the activities to reinforce the learning.

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