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Ready to Help Other Kids?

Bookmarks for Kids

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

 In your home, school, friend's house, anywhere!

WHEN

Ongoing activity throughout the year.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Family (ideally structured for family engagement)

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Your bookmarks will help remind young readers that literacy is important and reading is fun!  

DESCRIPTION

Make bookmarks for local children learning to read.


ITEMS NEEDED

You'll need cardstock, markers, stickers, access to a laminating machine, and some creative juices!


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Please send us an email at volunteerSV@readingpartners.org


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

1. Cut strips of cardstock to measure 6.5 x 1.5 inches.

2. Decorate strips with inspiring messages and colorful decorations. Get creative with color, stickers, and materials.

3. Laminate strips and cut off excess plastic. 

3. For an added flair, punch a hole on top and adding yarn or ribbon.

4. Repeat up to 50 times and ship or deliver completed bookmarks to our office. 

Reading Partners Silicon Valley

600B Valley Way  

Milpitas, CA 95035 

 

Ideas for Bookmark Messages:

• Time for reading 
• I'm a bookworm 
• Sssh! I'm reading 
• Dive into a book 
• Enter a different world - read! 
• Enjoy a book- get reading! 
• I've got my head in a book 
• Have you chosen a good book? 
• Reading is fun! 
• I love reading! 
• Reading is cool! 
• Reading forever! 
• Make friends with a book! 
• What's inside your book? 
• Born to read 
• I'm off to see the world - read! 
• I'm ready for reading! 
• On your mark, get set, READ!

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