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Ready to Help Other Kids?

Make Bookmarks for Kids!

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

At your kitchen table or craft table!  

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Your hand-made bookmarks can help reminder younger readers that literacy is important and can also be fun! 

DESCRIPTION

Reading Partners was founded in the Silicon Valley in 1999. Since then, Reading Partners has been successfully providing volunteer-led, one-on-one literacy tutoring to K-5 students in three counties across Silicon Valley. We currently operate reading centers in twenty schools in Sunnyvale, San Jose, Redwood City, Hayward, San Mateo, Mountain View, and Atherton.

Help make bookmarks for other kids in your area who are learning how to read!


ITEMS NEEDED

  1. Cardstock
  2. Scissors
  3. Coloring supplies like markers or crayons
  4. Anything else you would like to decorate with such as ribbon, stickers, glitter pens, etc.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Collect and organize all your materials then follow the step-by-step instructions!


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 other materials. 
  3. For an added flair, punch a hole on top and add yarn or ribbon.
  4. Repeat as many times as you want and mail or deliver completed bookmarks to our office.

Reading Partners San Francisco Bay Area
ATTN: Program Operations Manager
180 Grand Ave. St. #800
Oakland, CA 95610

 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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