One of the things we love most about summer is the opportunity to read more. With the crazy end of the school year, we know that summer reading is going to be even more important.
We want to add to the fun of summer reading with a Whimsy Summer Reading Challenge. We have book goal sheets for June and July and a fun Reading Activity Bingo for Kids. We didn't want to leave out the Teens and Adults so there are Bingo Sheets and prizes for you, too.
Whimsy Kids Summer Reading Challenge
1. Make your own reading goal!
We suggest 20 minutes per day for independent readers and one book a day for younger, dependent readers.
2. Stamp or Cross Out one square each day you read.
3. Read anything you want! You may also listen to someone read.
4. Turn in your Reading Log between August 1- August 15th for a free book.
Your chart does not have to be full to turn in, we just want to encourage you to read as much as you can.
(You will choose a book from our special Book section created for our Summer Reading Challenge)
5. Every time you do one of the Reading Related Activities, stamp or cross out a square on your Book Activity Bingo sheet.
6. Turn in your Book Bingo Sheet by August 15 for chances to win extra prizes from Whimsy.
(You will earn one entry for every Bingo Row you have filled. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the summer)
7. Have your parents tag @whimsyonmain on Social Media and use the hashtag #whimsysummerreading showing pictures throughout the summer of you on your reading adventure.
You will earn extra entries into the final giveaways with each social media post.
Whimsy on Main is still closed to in store shopping but you can pick up Reading Challenge packets at the door starting on Monday, June 1st. The packets will have the challenge sheets, Bingo Sheets and activity sheets for kids to help you complete your Reading Bingo.
You can print these out if you do not get the opportunity to stop by, or if you live out of town. Every sheet is available under Printables below. You don't need to live in Milbank to participate. You can participate through social media and email us a picture of the completed sheets at the end of the summer.
Teen Bingo sheets are for kids in middle school-high school and the Adult Bingo sheets are for college and beyond. You can also tag us on social media (@whimsyonmain) and use the hashtag #whimsysummerreading as you complete your reading Bingo challenges for extra entries into our prizes. You can either print out your Bingo Sheet or stop by Whimsy for one that we already have printed.
Prizes will be awarded on August 17, 2020.
Free books for turning in the Reading Logs are available for kids ages 4-fifth grade.
Stay tuned for book recommendations and other book related activities throughout the summer. Happy Reading!!
June Reading Challenge
July Reading Challenge
Kids Reading Activity Bingo
Teen Reading Bingo
Adult Reading Bingo
Create a Summer Bucket List
Create a Graphic Story
Make Homemade Playdough
Write a Book Review
Create a Diorama
Create a Book Journal page 1, page 2, page 3
Create a Time Capsule
Go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt
Write a Haiku
Write an Acrostic Poem
Write a Short Story