This is the second post in our Reading Series! Today we are highlighting Boy Themed Reading Ideas!
I love boy themed books. I have read quite a few of them with my own son and they are too much fun!
Here are some great ideas for boys:
How to Read to Kids Who Can’t Sit Still Lots of great ideas here. There are many boys who have a hard time sitting still. When my son was little I used to have him color, draw or build Legos when I read to him. I was amazed at how much he was able to retain while his hands were being kept busy!
Big List of Books About Building Things
Guys Read: A Web Based Literary Program for Boys
Character Building Book Resources for Boys
Big List of Summer Reading Programs
Big List of Magazines for Boys broken down by age/genre
Printable Reading Challenge Charts
100 Books for Boys some suggestions require parental guidance
Boy Book Ideas to Get You Reading broken up by theme/genre
American Military History and World War 2 Books for Boys
10 Books for Boys to Read this Summer
Books for Reluctant Boy Readers Grades 1-2
Books for Reluctant Boy Readers Grades 3-5
Tons of Great Literature Unit Studies
Top 10 Read Alouds for Boys from Walking by the Way
40 Fiction Books for Boys
40 MORE Books for Boys
Books that will keep your son up reading at night
Unit Studies for Boys (not really “reading” but thought we would throw it in!)
If you are struggling to find some reading selections that are a good fit for your boy(s), consider checking out Totally Tailored Reading. Although it is not free, you will find helpful, Personalized Reading Programs Available for Kindergarten thru High School (it’s better than banging your head againsta a wall, LOL)
Here are some of our favorite outdoor themed/survival themed books:
The Dangerous Book for Boys Hardback
The Boys Book of Survival Hardback
My Side of the Mountain Trilogy Hardback
Hearts at Home Store carries some great Boy Books:
Lamplighter Audio Books 20% off!
Survival Skills only $4.19!
Lessons in Responsibility for Boys 30% off!
Created for Work – $7.69 (30% off!)
Checkout our first post in the Reading Series: McGuffey
Reader Ideas and FREE Resources!
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!
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