Literacy Ideas for a Snowy Day

Happy Read Across America Day!

Dr Seuss I can read with my eyes closedEvery day is a day to celebrate reading and literacy, so we’re going to pull some tried-and-true suggestions from the Literacy Lalapalooza archive.

All of them perfectly suitable for having fun on yet another snow day.

Literacy Ideas: Easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Basketball is most definitely on our minds here in Hooville! and March Madness is just around the corner.

H-O-R-S-E can be played outdoors or indoors with a paper-wad and a trash can! Use any word you want for the game – let the kids pick (and of course spell their choice).

2. Today is National Anthem Day. If you had a “personal anthem” what would that be – a song, a poem … you decide.

Get out the video recorder (or your phone) so you can record your anthem and create a video, too! Rock on!

recipe-cards_txjp1y3. Make something yummy.

Pull out a favorite recipe and let the kids help you by reading the directions right along with you.

Off to grab a book (or two or three) and some hot cocoa … what about you?

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