Summer Reading

Summer Reading

 

          "The research is clear that children who don't read during the summer can lose up to three months of reading progress and that loss has a cumulative, long-term effect."

 

How can parents encourage reading over the summer?

 

* Regina Public Library, library programs, TD Summer reading program

 

* Online resources: Tumblebooks or Overdrive (free on the Regina Public Library website) , anyone with a RAZ KIDS account

 

* Garage sale books

 

* Have a reading challenge with friends or neighbours

 

* Pack a book in your backpack, sportsbag or car

 

* Read different types of text (magazines, newspapers, e-books, novels, recipes, informational books etc.)

 

 

Remember to READ! READ! READ!