Our gift to you is a collection of 12 Days of Christmas. Literacy style. Enjoy some of our favorite literacy finds this year. Our 12 Days offers some new research, creative literacy ideas, and a few book list suggestions.
This is the only 12 Days of Christmas that give you the guilt-free answer to “I’m bored” during Winter Break.
Grab a cup of eggnog (or your favorite holiday beverage), sit back, and enjoy the feast!
12 Days of Christmas for Literacy Curators
- Create ONE own family cookbook – Read it or Scoop.it from our Diversified Learning Topic. We scooped it from Fun Educational Apps.
- TWO Busy Brunettes gives us 25 Series to Read if You Love the Hunger Games. See it and other pins on our Series and Read Alikes Board on Pinterest.
- THREE (books / articles) that inspired the observation How New Media is Changing our Species on a Fundamental Level – Read it or Scoop.it from our Family Literacy Topic. We scooped it from the Digital Media Diet.
- Check out these FOUR-ty Sites for Educational Games – Read it or Scoop.it from our Modern Literacy Topic. We scooped it from Digital Learning Environments.
- Reading at FIVE. Why? – Read it or Scoop.it from our Family Literacy Topic. We scooped it from Deborah McNelis @braininsights
- Find SIX-ty-five Favorite Read-Aloud Books Boys Love: Readers Choice – See it and other pins on Got a Boy? Get a Book board on Pinterest.
- There are just SEVEN Steps to a library scavenger hunt with your kids – Read it or spring it from our Literacy Tips & Tools Notebook on Springpad. We sprung it from My Kids Adventures.
- How to Choose Early Chapter Books for Kids has EIGHT things to look for when picking a book for your emerging reader. We found it at What We Do All Day and pinned it to Go Literacy! on Pinterest.
- A factor of NINE – 27 Multicultural Books for Kids – We pinned it from No Time for Flashcards. You’ll find this list and other great books on our Bookshelf Worthy Books board on Pinterest.
- A book recommendation: TEN Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm. We’ve got it on our Literacy Tips & Tools Notebook on Springpad. We sprung it from a literacy alert via Gmail.
- Don’t miss this Common Sense Media list of Best Apps for Kids ages nine to ELEVEN. There are plenty of puzzle and problem-solving apps to keep the kids thinking while they have fun.
- TWELVE times three – there are plenty of problem solving games on PBS Kids – Read it or scoop it from our Diversified Learning Topic. We re-scooped it from none other than the Book Chook!
We hope you have enjoyed our 12 Days of Christmas and found something inspirational for the new year.
Happy holidays. We’ll be back in 2014!