Memorial Day!

After individual reading and tutoring this Memorial Day weekend, we took time to talk about the meaning of this holiday.  In order to express our gratitude and thanks to all of the our brave military members and veterans, we took part in Operation Appreciation.  All of the kids and tutors of Let’s Read took time […]

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Measure Up!

Our second meeting this summer session began as usual, with a great hour of reading and individual tutoring.  Afterwards, we used measuring tape to find out how tall we are and what our wingspan is (by measuring fingertip to fingertip).  Then, the students made predictions for how much they think they’ll grow by the end […]

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Springtime Games!

After ten weeks of tutoring, our Spring 2012 session came to a close today.  To celebrate all of our students’ achievements, we set up set up several different activities for everyone: Dress Up & Photos Spring Arts & Crafts Temporary Tattoos Bocce Ball Afterwards, the kids were joined by some parents for a wonderful potluck […]

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Custom Sunglasses!

Today, we were fortunate to have beautiful weather for Let’s Read.  (It was pouring rain last week!)  After a great session of reading with the tutors, the kids gathered for a fun group craft project.  Using flower-shaped and square hole-punchers, everyone was able to create custom sunglasses complete with cool red lenses!  And we took […]

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Election Campaigns!

During today’s activity, we talked about democratic governments and elections.  At the end of this year, Americans will vote to select a President.  Before the elections, the candidates campaign and talk about why they are the best person for the job. To demonstrate what an election campaign is like, we split up into groups and […]

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