Read for the Record

Palm Beach County


October 21, 2014:

Join this annual event in which thousands of adults nationwide will be reading Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells to children in child care centers and elementary schools.

Share Bunny Cakes with your children, grandchildren and other children in your life. Volunteer to read at a child care center. 

Volunteer registration: CLOSED
Reading site registration: CLOSED

 

Activities

Download our free activity guides and coloring pages

  • My Ears: Children will be given a variety of materials to create ears like Max, Ruby, and Grandma. Children will have the opportunity to re-enact the story.
     
  • Grocery List Collage: Children develop vocabulary and comprehension as they learn to compare grocery items, sort them into categories, and then talk about their collages.
     
  • Bunny Cakes Recipe: Children will learn about recipes and the different ways that food can be prepared. Adults work with children to write their very own recipe.
     
  • Grocery Store: Throughout the story, Max is sent back and forth to the grocery store for a variety of items, such as eggs, milk, and flour. Children can create their own store and practice shopping for items they would like to use.

Spanish:

  • Mis Orejas: Los niños desarrollan vocabulario y comprensión a medida que aprenden sobre las diferentes maneras de crear y usar las orejas. Los niños participan en un pensamiento creativo y la resolución de problemas.
  • Collage De Lista De Compras: Los niños desarrollan vocabulario y lenguaje cuando conversan sobre sus collages y los esfuerzos de Max para hacer la lista de compras usando imágenes y palabras. Los niños participan en un pensamiento creativo.
  • Recetas Bunny Cakes: Los niños desarrollan vocabulario y comprensión a medida que aprenden cómo se puede preparar y cocinar un plato. Los niños también entienden el significado y el uso de la escritura a medida que aprenden sobre escribir y seguir recetas para preparar sus propios platos.
  • Vayamos A La Tienda De Abarrotes: Los niños desarrollan vocabulario y comprensión a medida que simulan ir a la tienda de abarrotes y compran.

Coloring Pages:

  • Cake Coloring Page: Max and Ruby are each making cakes to celebrate Grandma’s birthday. Decorate your own cake to celebrate Read for the Record. 
  • Max T-Shirt Coloring Page: Max is getting ready for Jumpstart’s Read for the Record. Help him out by designing your own Read for the Record t-shirt.