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Summer Reading Tips to Go

The text message program for Summer 2016 is now over. Be sure to come back in May 2017 to sign up for another summer season of learning tips, in English or Spanish.

Do more reading, talking and exploring this summer!

Our summer learning tips provide ideas to jumpstart reading, writing, and simple science activities for you and your child. You'll receive 3-4 text messages each week, all summer long. We hope these tips will help you and your kids have a summer full of learning and fun!

More great literacy resources for parents from Reading Rockets

Read Aloud Tips

Read Aloud Tips

Read aloud every day with your child and talk about what you're reading. These two simple activities help build your child's vocabulary and comprehension skills.

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Download these colorful ready-to-print lunch box notes, play date cards, and door hangers for the kids in your life.

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