MWRC–ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Wishing your tween or teen would read more? One sure-fire way is to put some pleasure back into reading…read together! Start with this week’s Mid-week Reading Challenge about St. Patrick’s Day and the corned beef that is so popular on that day.

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Or “Print and Pin” the ST. PATRICK’S DAY CORNED BEEF TRIVIA graphic somewhere. The kids will notice. The kids will comment. And that could be the start of something great–if not this week, then next!

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BAD ROMANCE for Mouth Breathers??

 It’s the Mid-week Reading Challenge (MWRC), this time with a little Lady Gaga and something that can give you “Bad Romance.” Yep, it’s all about Mouth Breathers!

Trying to get your tweens and teens to read more? Put a little “pleasure” back into reading by sharing the “Mouth Breathers”  MWRC with them–any way you like!  #ShareSomeReading to send a message that reading is enjoyable.

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Or “Print and Pin” the “Mouth Breathers” graphic somewhere. The kids will notice. The kids will comment. And that could be the start of something great–if not this week, then next!

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HOW TO FIND LOVE IN THE AIR…AND ONE OTHER PLACE

It’s Valentine’s Day and “LOVE IS IN THE AIR”

Yep, love is in the air…and one other surprisingly popular place! (HINT: Can you say “Om?!”)

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Enjoy this week’s “LOVE IS IN THE AIR” trivia:

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FOOTBALL IS IN THE AIR!

Even if  you’re not a fan, it’s hard to ignore that football is in the air! And if you are a fan, well, what better time to enjoy some football “air” trivia. Start with “deflategate” and see where the wind blows! Scroll down…

 

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Here’s this week’s topic:

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MWRC–SPLISH SPLASH I WAS TAKING A BATH

“Splish splash I was taking a bath…” Check out this the MWRC in honor of BATH SAFETY MONTH! There’s champagne in the bath…and wild animals! Make sure you protect your family from vaporized chlorine.

USE THE BATH TRIVIA TO PUT SOME LOVE INTO READING

And “Print and Pin” the BATH TRIVIA graphic somewhere. The kids will notice. The kids will comment. And that could be the start of something great–if not this week, then next! It’s the easiest way to put some LOVE into reading in your home! 

GET IT WEEKLY IN YOUR INBOX

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Here’s this week’s topic:

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MWRC–NATIONAL SOUP MONTH

What do BOTOX and presidential inaugurations have in common? Find out in this Mid-week Reading Challenge for National Soup Month!

Wishing your tween or teen would read more? One sure-fire way is to put some pleasure back into reading…read together! Share the “NATIONAL SOUP MONTH”  trivia with them–any way you like!  (Got a question about how to motivate your older child to read?  Check out the Ask Tara! freebie Q&A.)

You can “Print and Pin” the  NATIONAL SOUP MONTH graphic somewhere. The kids will notice. The kids will comment. And that could be the start of something great–if not this week, then next!

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MWRC–NO HORSING AROUND…IT’S OATMEAL MONTH!

Who’s up for some horsing around?? Not literally, of course. We have some trivia about a horse because it’s oatmeal month! (Yes, literally, oatmeal month.) 

Read this Mid-week Reading Challenge (MWRC) with someone to put a little reading fun into the day! (New to the Mid-week Reading Challenge? Check it out!)

Or “Print and Pin” the OATMEAL MONTH graphic. Someone will notice. Someone will read it. And that could be the start of something great–if not this week, then next!

And as you think about oatmeal, think about filtering your tap water. Why is FILTERED WATER so important? Because our tap water is unhealthy and particularly damaging to children.

OK, here’s this week’s Mid-week Reading Challenge…

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MWRC–HOT TEA TRIVIA

January is HOT TEA MONTH…perfect for MWRC HOT TEA TRIVIA! Find out how long it’s been around, how it was invented, and what panda “poo” has to do with it all!

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And if you’re trying to get your tweens and teens to read more, put a little “pleasure” back into reading by sharing the “HOT TEA TRIVIA”  MWRC with them–any way you like!  #ShareSomeReading in some way to send a message that reading is enjoyable.  (Got a question about how to motivate your older child to read?  Check out the Ask Tara! freebie Q&A.)

And “Print and Pin” the HOT TEA TRIVIA graphic somewhere. The kids will notice. The kids will comment. And that could be the start of something great–if not this week, then next!

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Why is FILTERED WATER so important? Because it is an unfortunate modern day reality that our tap water is unhealthy and particularly damaging to children.

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MWRC–New Year’s Eve Trivia

In this week’s Mid-week Reading Challenge , we take a look at some New Year’s Eve trivia! Where to be, what to do, and what NOT to do…it’s all here!

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And if you’re trying to get your tweens and teens to read more, put a little “pleasure” back into reading by sharing the “New Year’s Eve Trivia”  MWRC with them–any way you like! You read it, they read it, you all read it to yourselves…it doesn’t matter. As long as you #ShareSomeReading in some way, it sends a message that reading is enjoyable. And that’s the seed of pleasure reading. (Got a question about how to motivate your older child to read?  Check out the Ask Tara! freebie Q&A.)

And “Print and Pin” the graphic somewhere. They’ll notice. They’ll comment. And that could be the start of something great!  Get next week’s MWRC delivered to your inbox to keep the momentum!!

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MWRC–CHRISTMAS LORE THAT WON’T BORE

This week’s Mid-week Reading Challenge is a roundup of surprising Christmas Lore! And it’s perfect to #ShareSomeReading with someone because it’s got movies (including the President-elect of the U.S.), music, classics, and even KFC–something to intrigue even the Grinches among us!

Looking for ways to entice your tweens and teens to read more?

Put a little “pleasure” back into reading by sharing the “Christmas Lore”  MWRC with them–any way you like! You read it, they read it, you all read it to yourselves…it doesn’t matter. As long as you #ShareSomeReading in some way, it sends a message that reading is enjoyable. And that’s the seed of pleasure reading. (Got a question about how to motivate your older child to read?  Check out the Ask Tara! freebie Q&A.)

Need to dip your toe in first? Simply print the graphic and stick it to the fridge. They’ll notice. They’ll comment. (Who can resist the lure of Christmas Lore?!) And you’ll soon be ready to dive in! Get next week’s MWRC delivered to your inbox to keep the momentum!

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Here’s this week’s topic:

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