Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

Scholastic Parents: Raise a Reader

The ABCs of Reading Resolutions for the New Year

Start the year off with a brand-new look at reading!
on December 29, 2014
 

The ABCs of Reading Resolutions for the New Year:

A:     Listen to audio books 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 cook book!
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 Good Reads 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— donate 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!


Read all posts by Amy Mascott.
 

About this blog

Get the latest advice, tips, and resources on helping your child read at every age and every stage. Each week, find kids' book reviews, ways to extend the reading experience, and tips on how to spark a reader's interests from our expert contributors and editors.

Blogs We Love

Simple tools & resources for parents.
Learning and play for babies, toddlers, and kids.

Find Just-Right Books