10 Fun Kids Summer Reading Programs to do as a Family



Need to keep the kids busy and have them practice an important skill too? One of our favorite summertime kids activities are free summer reading programs!

If you’re looking to help your kid’s reading skills sharp over the summer, or just a fun way to earn cool freebies while reading together as a family, here are some of the top kids summer reading programs we’ve found that you’ll want to check out.
Know of one we missed? Leave it in the comments below!

  1. Free Kids Summer Reading Program from Half Price Books 
  2. Kids Earn Free Books from Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program
  3. Pizza Hut Summer Reading Program
  4. Free Book & Summer Reading Program from Pottery Barn Kids 
  5. Education.com Do-It-Yourself Summer Reading Camp
  6. TD Bank Kids Summer Reading Program (kids can earn $10!)
  7. H.E.B.uddy Summer Kids Reading Program
  8. Free Chuckie Cheese Kids Reward Reading Program
  9. Showcase Cinemas Summer Reading Program
  10. Free  Books A Million Summer Reading Program 

Also, don’t forget to check with your local library and parks and recreation departments. They often have great (and free!) kids summer reading programs as well!


  1. One of my favorite things to do growing up was summer reading! It’s such a great way to explore and imagine a whole new world! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Do check out the guided reading program for kids from SNAP Learning.


  3. We were only aware of the B&N summer reading program. Thank you so much for sharing this! It’s so nice to have resources to encourage their summer reading endeavors.

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