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Summer Reading Programs are a great way to get your kids to read. There are lots of organizations encourage summer reading, and your kids can earn prizes and free books.
These are nation-wide Summer Reading Programs, but don’t forget to check out your local libraries to find out which programs they’ll be offering this summer. Many have fun activities and incentives. Plus, a visit to the library is a good way to shake up your summer routine. Get the kids off the couch and have them explore the library to find new books.
Summer Reading Programs
Here’s a list to help entice your kiddos to pick up an extra book or two and read!
Earn Free Books
This Summer Read Program couldn’t be more simple. Just download the form and fill it out after you read. Then, bring it to Barnes and Noble and choose a FREE BOOK from their Reading Journal list. Learn more.
Earn Free Admission
Kids can earn free admission in the Showcase Cinemas awesome Summer Reading Program called Bookworm Wednesdays. Children will receive free movie admission for completing a book report. This program is for July 2016 only. Learn more.
Six Flags offers a free reading program that encourages K-6 grade children to read for 6 hours to earn a free ticket. Learn more.
Kids who read a book a day for 2 weeks and fill out the form can win 10 tokens at Chuck E. Cheese. Learn more.
Book It! Summer Reading Challenge is an interactive online summer reading program that encourages kids in grades K-6 to read throughout the summer. This program runs from through August 15th. Learn more.
Kids can earn a free James Patternson Lunch Box in the Books a Million’s Summer Reading Program by reading 3 books and submitting a form. Learn more.
I hope this gets you motivated to encourage your kids to read this summer, and gives you some incentives to offer also! My kids are busiliy reading in the living room right now!