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The ABCs of Reading Resolutions for the New Year

From A to Z, we have your kids' New Year Reading Resolutions covered!
on January 02, 2017
 

Editor's note: This post was originally published on December 29, 2014.

There's something for everyone in these ABCs of Reading Resolutions for the New Year:

A:  Listen to audiobooks when you travel.

B:  Buy books for birthday gifts.

C:  Try craft books with your kids.

D:  Make dinner by following a new recipe from a cookbook!

E:  Experience a book on stage or on film.

F:  Explore a Book Festival this year — there are so many to choose from!

G:  Register for Goodreads and write reviews of your favorite books.

H:  Help out at your school media center or your local library.

I:  Introduce a friend to your favorite author.

J:  Let books take you on journeys you never imagined!

K:  Keep track of all the books you read in a Book Journal.

L:  Visit the library at least two times each month.

M:  Make a memories scrapbook as a family.

N:  Create a Book Drive for needy children in your area.

O:  Organize your bookshelves.

P:  Read about better ways to care for your pets.

Q:  Go on a quest for a new author each month!

R:  Create a Reading Club for you, your kids, and their friends.

S:  Remember that books are great to share!

T:  Text a "Book Buddy" every time you finish a book!

U:  Uncover a new-to-you genre each month.

V:  Plan your family vacation using travel books from the library.

W:  Wipe out the books in your house that you don't read by donating them!

X:  Read books about fitness and eXercise.

Y:  Say "YES!" to reading in new places.

Z:  Read before you catch ZZZzzzs each night.

What are your reading resolutions for the New Year? We'd love to hear them!

Please share your thoughts on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, or find Amy on Twitter, @teachmama, and let's continue the conversation!

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