Summer is the best time for fun, to unwind and to spend time doing the things we love most because of the down-time we have.
Whether you have little avid readers at home or not, reading during the Summer is a great way to keep up with their educational level and to actually be entertained by the written word!
In this post, we share a
Summer Reading List for Elementary Kids! It is so much fun!
Make sure to check out this list of fun
Summer Activities for Kids for a exciting summer season.
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Recommended Summer Craft Kits for Kids
If you are a busy mom but still want your kids to have a super fun activity this summer, you have to try the
Summer Craft Kit (left) or the Ice Cream Handprint Art (right). They are both cool and exciting!
free printable reading charts to have your kids keep track of their reading.
The BFG (the Big Friendly Giant) is not a typical giant who eats children. Instead, he is friendly and befriends a young girl named Sophie. This is their quirky journey together!
Some people spend summer vacation with friends and family, or at camp. Wallace Bleff had a fun wild ride in this western-style book!
These beginning chapter books are great for young girls interested in mysteries. These books can teach themes like friendship, curiosity, honesty, and more.
Set in Italy, the
Recipe for Adventure series is about the same level as Magic Tree House, and has a sketches throughout to keep beginning readers interested. It’s great for kids who love cooking and adventure!
This bittersweet classic is about giving and taking, and has tough lessons about friendship, and giving.
What are some of the things you do on the hot summer days? One spunky girls’ summer day is in this beautifully illustrated picture book.
Both Boy and Bear love exploring, and each set out to find adventure. To their surprise, they run into – each other!
In this quirky book, Froggy, despite being a frog, doesn’t like to swim! Throughout this picture book, he learns that trying new things can be fun!
Meet Nim, a modern day Robinson Crusoe! Nim lives on an island and loves adventure. There’s also a fun movie that’s great for family movie night.
In this series, we are introduced to great girls from fables, legends, true stories, and folklore! This series is filled with adventure and is great for teaching geography and other cultures. They’re about the same reading level as American Girl books.
Meet Ramona, a spunky young girl with an older sister nicknamed Beezus. Ramona wants to be helpful, but somehow always finds herself stumbling into trouble!
Eight year old Kristie finds a strange egg by her home. What is it? A water horse, of course! The tiny creature soon grows bigger and bigger! What will Kristie do?
On this twist of
Twas the Night Before Christmas, a young girl narrates what happens the night before her family tries to leave for summer vacation! It’s a sweet book with a twist in the end!
Words have the power to change the world, as Nick Ellen finds out! This book balances fun and thought-provoking.
Thank you for visiting our Summer Reading List for Elementary Kids post!
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