Summer is the perfect opportunity to jump start your kids’ interest in reading, or keep them reading if it’s something they already enjoy. Summer reading programs are plenty, so you’ve got lots of incentive out there in the form of prizes and awards! Check out this listing of 2012 Summer Reading Programs.
- Scholastic’s Summer Reading 2012 Challenge lets kids log their reading minutes to win digital prizes. They can also enter sweepstakes for gifts like Klutz books and other fun rewards. Parents can register along with their children to track progress.
- Pottery Barn Kids’ Summer Reading 2012 Challenge is all new this year! Kids 10 and under must read all the books on an age-appropriate list, then they can bring their Summer 2012 reading list to a PBK store and receive a free book.
- Barnes & Noble’s Summer Reading 2012 Program requires kids to read eight books andwrite a short recommendation on each. Once that’s finished, they may turn in their completed Summer Reading form at a store and choose a free book from this list.
- TD Bank Summer Reading 2012 will deposit $10 into a Young Savers account when your child reads at least 10 books and submits his reading list on this TD Bank form! (You must have either an existing Young Savers account or be willing to open one for your child.)
- HEB H.E.Buddy Club Summer Reading 2012 will give kids who read 10 books a free t-shirt when you mail in this summer reading 2012 form.
- Chuck E Cheese Summer Reading 2012 offers a Reading Rewards Calendar (along with several other rewards calendars). Once a child has completed two weeks of reading, he or she can submit the completed Chuck E Cheese calendar for 10 free tokens.
- The Half Price Books Feed Your Brain Summer Reading 2012 Program will give kids (14 and under) who track at least 300 minutes of reading during June & July a $5 gift card to Half Price Books (to redeem July 25 – August 31). The completed summer reading log is required to get your gift certificate at the end of the summer.
- Your Local Public Library Summer Reading 2012: Be sure to check with your local library to see what sort of summer reading program they are offering.
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