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

Story Time Idea: TWO TOUGH TRUCKS GET LOST

 


Here's another book that fits with this week's Summer Challenge theme: Nighttime! If you're in the mood for something just a little spooky, try sharing Two Tough Trucks Get Lost by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Rebecca J. Gomez, illustrated by Hilary Leung, in a dark room with only a flashlight for light. When you're done, talk about what it's like to get lost, then make some spooky shadows!

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