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Parent & Afterschool Resources - From fun activities to suggested books, we've got out-of-school time covered.

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school. Why is this so important?

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Welcome to ReadWriteThink

Your trusted reading and language arts resource—in and out of school.

Looking for engaging ways to introduce your child to reading or to encourage your teen to write? Need some age-appropriate book suggestions or rainy day activities? The materials here are your answer—all of them created by experts to be fun, educational, and easy to use outside of school.


Activities & Projects

Activities & Projects

Want to help kids and teens with their reading and writing skills, but not sure where to begin? We’ve got engaging, step-by-step activities—just pick one and get started!

Grades   K – 2

Rhyme Time With Madeline



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Games & Tools

Games & Tools

These online games and tools get kids and teens on the computer and engaged in learning.


Grades   3 – 8

Fractured Fairy Tales


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Tips & How-To's

Tips & How-To's

So just how are you supposed to read aloud? Or help kids write? Get quick and useful suggestions from the experts.


Grades   K – 6

Help a Child Write a Poem


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When only the printed word will do: fun writing starters, activity sheets, and much more.


Grades   9 – 12

Tips for Teens Writing a Children's Picture Storybook


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Having trouble finding that perfect book? Listen to our podcasts for some great book recommendations.


Grades   K – 5

Swing, Jitterbug, and Sing the Blues


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