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A Rainbow of My Own

In this episode of Read Aloud with Books Are Wings, join Paige, Senior Policy Analyst at Kids Count RI, in reading A Rainbow of My Own by Don Freeman. We will be making doing a rainbow scavenger hunt to accompany the book.  See the linked PDF for full instructions!

Knock Knock

In this episode of Read Aloud with Books Are Wings, join Te Lisa, Parenting Coordinator at the RI Department of Corrections, in reading Knock Knock by Daniel Beaty. We will be making maps of our hearts to accompany the book. See the linked PDF for full instructions!

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You Nest Here With Me

In this episode of Read Aloud with Books Are Wings, join Cindy, a local naturalist in reading You Nest Here With Me by Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple. We will be making bird nesting balls to accompany the book. See the linked PDF for full instructions!

Reading Tips

READING AS A FAMILY: HOW TO GET THE MOST OF YOUR TIME TOGETHER

 

1. Reading different ways: Read together, model reading, or read silently together as an activity. 

2. Reduce screentime and make designated screen-free family time each day. 

3. Let your children choose their own book. 

4. Visit libraries and Books Are Wings Book Spots to get different and new books. 

Consejos de lectura

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LEER COMO FAMILIA: COMO SACAR LO MÁXIMO DE SU TIEMPO JUNTO 

1. Leer en maneras diferentes: Leer juntos, modelar como leer, o leer juntos en silencio como una actividad. 

2. Reducir el tiempo en frente de la pantalla y designar tiempo de pantalla libre para la familia cada día. 

3. Permite que sus hijos escojan sus propios libros para leer. 

4. Visite bibliotecas y los lugares de libros de Libros Son Alas para escoger libros diferentes y nuevos.