|Turning the page while reading a book.|
We've been going to the library at least once a week and checking out a week's worth of books each time. The goal for the summer reading program is to visit the library 4 times and read 20 books. When you accomplish this you get prizes. At 8 books you are given a medal and at 20 books you get a small stuffed animal.
Carter and I had visited the library 4 times and read 20 books a while ago, but the prizes weren't ready. Today when we went in they were giving out prizes and I was so excited for Carter to get his! They have high schoolers volunteering at the summer reading program table and the girl working had the biggest grin on her face as she handed me Carter's prizes.
It may be silly but I was so proud of Carter. He didn't exactly do anything other than sit in my lap as I read him books and ride in his stroller or get carried around at the library, but I was proud none the less. I know this is just the first of many medals he will receive from the summer reading program and I am so glad I have the opportunity to teach him how important and fun reading is! Now I just have to watch out for his new stuffed animal because Harper was very interested in it!