Global Reading Challenge

Read, practice teamwork, and have fun with other readers! Each year, King County Library System partners with local schools for a competition called Global Reading Challenge (GRC). Teams of 4th and 5th graders read six selected books and then answer questions about the books. The winning team from each participating school moves on to face teams from…
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Online Games for Kids

Looking for online games for your child? Here are some options hand-picked by your local children's librarians. ABCya! Educational games and apps. BBC Bitesize – Dance Mat Typing An introduction to touch typing. CBeebies Preschooler games, clips, songs, and things to make with your favorite CBeebies characters. Design Squad Nation Engineering and science activities, games, videos, and…
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Cardboard Challenge

Don't just recycle cardboard boxes -- play with them!  You can get together with friends and host a Cardboard Challenge using resources from the Imagination Foundation. Their official Day of Play is on October 6 this year. Or search for library events that include cardboard crafts and construction.  If you don't have a lot of…
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