Summer reading programs are a great way to encourage your child to read over the summer months. I can remember as a child signing up for every single one and loving the freebies! Many of the Summer Reading Programs below offer different incentives to get your child to read.
Have a voracious reader? I do! So we take advantage of Free Kid Books on our Kindle.
Below I’ve listed a few of the programs I’ve found.
Don’t forget to check your local bookstores and library! And if you know of any more let me know, so I can add them to the list!
Kids are encouraged to read and log minutes, unlocking stories and earning rewards.
Open to those in Grade 1 – 6. Kids earn a free book by fill out the Summer Reading Triathlon Reading Journal (En Español) and bringing the completed Journal to the local B&N store and choosing a free book from their selection on the Reading Journal list at the store.
Reading Without Walls is happening now, and anyone can participate — teachers, librarians, book-sellers, and readers. Just find something new and different to read — and let books open up the world around you.
Sync has a summer reading program just for teens that will get them two free audio books each week this summer.
Each week there will be a current young adult book as well as a classic title that teens will be able to download for free through the OverDrive app.
This summer reading program runs April 27 – August 16, 2017.
Mark the days off with a pen or sticker as your child accomplishes their goals. Bring in a completed calendar to Chuck E. Cheese’s and receive 10 free tokens as a reward.
Sylvan’s reading program called Book Adventure encourages children to read books and then take online quizzes over the books to earn points.
These points can then be redeemed for prizes like books, magazine subscriptions, and more.