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Podcasts I Love

Podcasts are a great way to build oral comprehension and vocabulary, as well as build background knowledge. For a great compilation of podcasts, check out this article from Common Sense Media. 

Here are some podcasts for kids:

Here are some podcasts for parents - all about books and literacy. 


Other Ideas

Magazines are one of my favorite gifts for kids. What kid doesn't love getting mail? There are simply too many magazines to list, so check out these sources for compiled lists.

  • Great Magazines for Kids

  • Parent Choice Awards

Book boxes are a great way to have books delivered right to your door. Another great gift idea, they are also fun for summer camp packages! Here are some lists of top book clubs:

  • Lillypost

  • 14 Best Book Club Subscriptions

  • 11 Delightful Children's Book Subscriptions


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