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 Two: PLAY IN THE DIRT!

It's week two of the Summer Challenge, and hopefully you're having as much fun as we are. If you missed week one, don't worry. You can catch up any time.

This week's challenge is to PLAY IN THE DIRT! Everyone knows that reading is good for kids. Playing in the dirt (or mud or sand) is good for them too. So this week, we hope you will do both, and that you'll share about it on social media. Be sure to use #RDDSummerChallenge in your posts!

Recommended titles:

Roy Digs Dirt, written and illustrated by David Shannon

Hogwash! by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Jim McMullan

Dig In! by Cindy Jenson-Elliott, illustrated by Mary Peterson

Have fun!