Category: Reading Activities

5 Free or Discounted Things to Do with Your Library Card

by First Mate Keira Did you know there’s more you can do with a library card other than check books and movies out? Depending on where you live…

Be a Ninja Parent: Get Your Child Reading with Five Super Sneaky Moves

Are you tired of fighting your child on the importance of reading? Do you wish you could snuff the “I hate/can’t read” stubbornness and get them to read…

Battle of the Books

by First Mate Keira I first participated in Battle of the Books in fifth grade at elementary school. It was a real big deal because it the first…

5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and First Mate Keira Most kids need motivation to start let alone finish a book. I’m going to share tips with on how to…

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Move Over Monopoly – Play These 27 Outstanding Table Top/Board Games Instead!

Board games have evolved from the standard Parker Brother’s favorites like Monopoly and Clue. One of the things my boyfriend and I like to do is get together…

Pop Your Top and Read

by First Mate Keira Pop Your Top and Read days are some of the best days in elementary school. I remember looking forward to those days with gleeful…

Why Read a Summer Book List

by First Mate Keira Do you wonder why schools use summer book lists? Or why you should be bothered to read the books on the list? Does it…

How to Host an Audio Book Club or Party

by First Mate Keira A real fun reading activity to put together is an Audio Book Club or Party. Here’s how you put one together: Who to Invite:…

10 Tips to Creating an Awesome Book Club

by First Mate Keira, guest blogger Love books? Have friends that love them too or want to find new book-loving friends? Start a book club! Here are ten…

Halloween Costumes of Your Favorite Characters

Halloween is so much fun for dressing up as your favorite characters from movies and TV shows. But what may be the most enjoyable aspect of it all…

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