Are you looking for something educational and fun you can engage your children in this summer? I know being a mom of three boys I want to keep them busy learning and having fun. While browsing the internet I came across some Summer Reading Programs that are free.
Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program 2013– Barnes and Noble summer reading program, Imagination’s Destination, gives out a free book to each child who reads 8 books over the summer.There are many free books to choose from and there’s something for every kid in grades 1-6.
Book Adventure– Book Adventure is a fun, free way to get your child to read. Kids in grades k-8 can read offline, search for books, take quizzes on what they have read and earn prizes for their reading success.
Pottery Barn Summer Reading Challenge 2013– The Pottery Barn Summer Reading Challenge 2013 challenges kids to complete one of their reading lists. Kids who complete the reading lists can go into their local Pottery Barn Kids to get a free book. Now – August 26.
Half Price Books Summer Reading Program 2013– Half Price Books gives out free gift cards to kids who read books this summer.When kids read for 300 minutes during both June and July, they’ll receive a free $5 gift card per month to Half Price Books. One lucky kid in each age group and store will get a $20 gift card. June 1 – July 31.
Scholastic Summer Challenge– Choose what you want to read, then read as many minutes as you can. Log your minutes every day and enter their Summer Sweepstakes. Beat weekly reading goals and take extra challenges for summer rewards.
PBS Kid Summer Reading Program– 10 weeks packed full of fun adventures, explorations with all of PBS Kids favorites.
Book It Summer Reading Program (Pizza Hut)- Complete reading tasks, download fun activities, play games and unlock items to customize their own dragon.
Chuck E. Cheese Reading Rewards– Kids can earn 10 free Chuck E. Cheese tokens for reading each day for 2 weeks. Expires December 31. Food purchase is required when redeemed.
Local Library– Check with your local Library for Summer Reading programs.