Reading Road Trip: A Visit to a Museum

If you’ve been traveling along with us this summer, we’ve arrived at STOP SIX of our Read, Discuss, Do! Summer Reader Road Trip. It’s a museum adventure! If this is your first week with us, you can still grab our map  and join us for an epic summer reading adventure. You can find other  printable resources here . For this week’s theme, the focus is on books that include a museum as a backdrop or any nonfiction and/or other educational book that catch’s your child’s interest. Art, science, math, history…you name it! What museums are in your area? If possible, take your children to visit a local museum and learn something new. If not, use the library as your museum and look up facts about topics of interest. READ : Any books that features a museum, or any nonfiction or educational book. Featured Book : Dakota Crumb Tiny Treasure Hunter by Jamie Michalak and illustrated by Kelly Murphy. This is a picture book about a tiny mouse that hunts for treasure at night in a huge museum. With the t

Summer Challenge Week Three: Setting Sail!


It's week three of the Summer Challenge, and hopefully you're having a blast sharing great books, having good discussions, and getting active with your kiddos. If you're just joining us, don't worry. You can jump in any time! 

This week's challenge is SETTING SAIL! We hope you'll read some books the feature BOATS in some form, and that you'll do some "sailing" of your own. It could be any thing from a bathtub adventure to setting sail on a real boat! Whatever you do, make it fun, and be sure to share your posts on social media with the #RDDSummerChallenge hashtag!

Recommended titles:

Boats Float! by George Ella Lyon and Benn Lyon, illustrated by Mick Wiggins

The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen

Penguin Sets Sail by Jessica Linn Evans

Bon voyage!


Mindy Baker said…
I'm loving these challenges!!