Skip to contentContribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us

 

 

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?

Download the flyer (PDF)

 

Read for My Summer

Read for My Summer

Beat the summer heat with engaging activities from ReadWriteThink.org.

More

 

Parent & Afterschool Resources

ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

More

 

HomeParent & Afterschool ResourcesActivities & Projects

Activity

Write Summer Alphabet Books

 

E-mail / Share / Print This Page / Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately)

 

Write Summer Alphabet Books

Grades K – 2
Activity Time 20 to 30 minutes (can be done over different days)
Publisher International Reading Association
 

Activities & Projects

Tips & How-To's

Printouts

Podcast Episodes

 

Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

A Dragon's Fire: From A to Z

Children read about a very special dragon who breathes lots of things—none of them fire. Using the Alphabet Organizer, they identify the objects by their first letter.

 

back to top

 

Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 3  |  Tip & How-To

Read the World Around You

Encourage children to read print and pictures that are all around. Children feel pretty proud when they can read their street signs or the name of the store up the block. It’s part treasure hunt, part reading lesson.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Tip & How-To

Practice Writing Letters and Words

Use this tip to help a child become comfortable with writing, and you’ll lay a foundation for success in all future writing efforts.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Tip & How-To

Make the Most of Reading Aloud

Learn a few simple read-aloud strategies that can sharpen a child’s emerging reading skills and help you have fun together with a good book.

 

back to top

 

Printouts

Grades   K – 1  |  Printout  |  Word Play

Uh-Oh! Alphabet Game

This activity helps children learn to recognize letters and their sounds, and to associate sounds and letters with words.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Printout  |  Learning New Skills

Three Ways to Bind a Handmade Book

Use one of these three techniques for bookbinding to make children’s and teens’ multi-page texts easier to keep, share, and display.

 

back to top

 

Podcast Episodes

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Alphabet Books for All Ages

Find alphabet books to inspire and educate the entire family in this Chatting About Books podcast episode.

 

back to top