Saturday, September 14, 2013

Read a Book, Rent a Movie

Children love to watch movies.  I know my family loves to rent a movie, make some popcorn and cuddle under a blanket and relax for few hours in front of the television.  I use their love of movies to get them reading.  We pick a book that has been made into a movie.  My deal is that if we all read it by a specific date, we get to have family movie night. This not only gets them reading, but it also gets them talking about what they have read.   After we watch the movie, we usually talk about the differences between the book and the movie.  There are so many books to choose from. Here are just a few...

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