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10 Everyday Ways to Keep Your Child Reading While Having Fun

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Summer Reading for Kids, Boy mailing a letter he learned to write

Be a Pen Pal


Writing letters is becoming a lost art. Children of any age can keep in touch with a relative or friend by writing letters or postcards about their latest adventures. Help your younger child sound out and spell tough words; give older children grammar and spelling edits. The best part of sending fun snail mail will be getting some in return — hopefully!

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