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: A KICK IN THE HEAD

National Poetry Month is the perfect time to explore different forms of poetry, and A Kick in the Head: An Everyday Guide to Poetic Forms by Paul B. Jeneczko, illustrated by Chris Raschka, is the perfect book to help you do that with your young budding poets. Read the book and talk about new and/or favorite poetic forms. Then write your own! 

Be sure to follow along with our National Poetry Month posts published every Friday in April for more ideas on how to celebrate poetry together.


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