Home > School and Learning > Study Skills and Resources > Study Skills > Summer Learning > 10 Everyday Ways to Keep Your Child Reading While Having Fun

Slideshow Iconslideshows MORE

|

10 Everyday Ways to Keep Your Child Reading While Having Fun

10 of 11
Summer Reading for Kids, Young girl writing in a summer journal

Keep a Summer Journal


Your child's life is full of adventures worth writing about! Buy a notebook for your child to use as a travel journal or everyday diary. If she's computer-savvy or artsy, have her take digital photos and write captions to create an online slideshow of her summer fun. Journaling is a great way to reinforce the five Ws of story-telling, used in school reports. Keep a journal every school year or summer, and she will have a special keepsake — and a great record of how her writing has improved since the previous year.

Next: More popular galleries

More on: Skill-Building Activities

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

The Latest and Greatest Book for Kids
Search our interactive Book Finder for the top new books for kids of all ages, brought to you by the latest book in the I, Funny series, "I Totally Funniest."

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Top 10 Wintertime Neighborhood Games
Who says you have to stay inside when the temperature drops? Snowy weather is a great excuse to round up your neighborhood for some outdoor winter fun and games.

2015 Family-Friendly Oscar Nominees
The Oscar nominations are in, and they include several family-friendly movies. See which flicks earned a nod for Best Animated Feature Film and other awards.