It’s time to break out your summer plans.
We all know it so well, “I’m bored” is a common phrase for our kids nowadays. Which seems to be a little odd when you think about it.
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The kids spend all year complaining about how much time they have until summer. Then to finally get to summer and then all of a sudden complain that they are bored.
Here are a few book programs to help you give them some semblance of balance during these tough summer months and an escape from 24/7 electronics.
TD bank – 10 books get $10
Amazon – Choose any eight books to read this summer. Take the list of books to the nearest Amazon retail store and receive a Star Reader Certificate and their choice of a free book!
Barnes & Noble – 1st to 6th graders can earn a a free book from the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program. Link to program
H.E.B – 10 books gets you a tshirt
Half Priced Books – 14 and younger can read for a total of 300 minutes. Log their time and then take the complete reading log to their local store to earn Bookworm Bucks before August 29th. (There is also a program for teens)
Local Libraries – Please don’t forget to check with your local libraries. They are always doing fun reading programs
Chuck E Cheese – Read daily for two weeks and get 10 tokens
Local bookstores – Yes, there are still small bookstores. Check them out in your area. Check to see what programs they have for summer reading.
Applebee’s – 10 and younger, read 10 books and get a Free Kids meal
Have fun… may the pages turn with ease and give you much delight, thrills and chills!
For my locals in Austin here is a great list for Austin public libraries.
Austin public libraries – check them out. Call or check their websites.
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Check the link in bio for our summer reading list for kids. Lots of great prizes, money and T-shirt’s to be had for the kids! 😉😊 Summer time reading is here. My teens are already picking books to read while we travel and for lounging around the house, yard and beach. #repost @avery_books ・・・ One direction. So many places to go. [📸: @leecrutchley]