Web Extra: Reading is Funny
Reading Is Funny!
Motivating Kids to Read with Riddles
Dee AndersonBuy This Book
Readers of Reading Is Funny! can download, modify, and print the reproducibles from appendix C here.
Reading Is Funny Day—April 1
April Fool’s Day is a great time to show kids that reading is both fun and funny.
Check out joke and riddle books from your local library. Play Old Maid or Memory with the reproducible playing cards on this page. Give children the reproducible activity sheets available on this page. Let kids make paper bag puppets and glue reproducible riddles on the back. Dream up your own ways to motivate kids to read just for the fun of it.