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Summer reading program

Why are there so many craft projects at the library's summer reading program? I think it should be about reading not making a stick horse.

 
CometGirl

Asked by CometGirl at 11:30 AM on Jul. 12, 2011 in

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  • Good point but what library do you go to?
    Here in Tulsa it is about the library books that you do read.
    then you get a prize for it.
    All of my younger kids are in it and we love it.
    newathis918

    Answer by newathis918 at 12:31 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • i agree. they are trying to make it fun i suppose. they might have a better program at the school.
    lizzybee44

    Answer by lizzybee44 at 11:32 AM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • Our summer reading programs always had a big variety of activites, I think it helps draw in kids with difference interests and shows them that the library really is a neat place.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 11:32 AM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • Most of the crafts go along with a story that they have read. Doing a craft that is based off the book gets their hands busy and helps the child relate that to the story. This helps with reading comprehension and is an excellent way for kinetic learners to learn.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 11:33 AM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • it's to help get their creatavity flowing. the kids made puppets one year and then checked out three books about puppets and two about making other crafts. the library don't care what kind of books they have for their reading books, craft books count too.
    noel1978

    Answer by noel1978 at 11:34 AM on Jul. 12, 2011