Kids…get ready for a Summer Book Battle, with four weeks of free summertime fun hosted by The Children’s Trust, one of Miami’s most comprehensive resource organizations.
The programs are designed for kindergartners through fifth-graders and their families.
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The Book Battle is set for 10 a.m. July 9. Activities will include virtual field trips, entertainment and read-alouds with special guests from the Miami Heat. Register here.
To participate in the Book Battle, kids in the following grades should read:
- Kindergarten and first grade: “Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons” by Eric Litwin
- Second and third grade: “Zoey and Sasafrass: Dragons and Marshmallows” by Elise Parsley
- Fourth and fifth grade: “Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library” by Chris Grabenstein
On the Stay Home Miami website, you can also:
- Enjoy a Miami Marlins coloring book, then post and tag your work on Instagram for a chance to win an autographed card from a Marlins player.
- Learn musical tips and lessons from the pros at Miami Music Project.
- Perfect your dance skills with the experts from Thomas Armour Youth Ballet.
- Kick your way to soccer success with the U.S. Soccer Foundation.
- Create fun crafts, download a Romero Britto coloring book and adventure audio books.
- Find a rock in your yard or neighborhood and paint it with an inspiring message.
More Fun for Kids
- Things to do on a rainy day in Miami
- Free Kid’s Film Festival in Fort Lauderdale
- Fourth on Flagler in West Palm offers fireworks & fun
- Dolphin Mall offers ‘Bubble Fest’
- July 4th fireworks displays & events in Miami
- Free virtual camp focuses on wildlife & nature
- July Fourth fireworks, parades & fun in South Florida
- Free & cheap things to do this week in South Florida
- Farm tours at Tradewinds Park for $3
- Free July Fourth fest in Fort Lauderdale features waterslides, fireworks & B-52s