Summer Reading Club

Primary

This is the online activities homepage for Primary aged children. Put on your detective caps this summer as you investigate mysteries, hunt down clues, and master the art of disguise.

More information about the Summer Reading Club can be found in About us.

We encourage you to also contact your local public library to participate in the programs they run for Primary aged children. To find your closest public library, check the directories below.

 

Online Activities

 

Primary Level Activity Booklet

The Primary Level Summer Reading Club activity booklet is full of fun things to do.

 

Read All About It – Writing Competition

J.R. Poulter and Julie Fison are featured in this summer’s edition of the Summer Reading Club Times. But our editors are looking for more Breaking News and Headlining Stories! Prizes are up for grabs!

Submit your eye witness accounts of solved mysteries, unsolved mysteries and suspicious activities for publishing in this summer’s issue of the Summer Reading Club Times.

Send your stories for the Summer Reading Club Times to summerreadingclub@slq.qld.gov.au. Please include your name, age and state.
8 mystery book packs, including Julie Fison’s titles Snake Surprise and Shark Frenzy are up for grabs. Stories will be taken until 31 January 2014. Winners will be notified by email late February 2014.

Note: All content submitted to the Summer Reading Club Gallery is reviewed prior to posting.  All approved artwork will be published within 3-5 business days.

 

What happens next – Writing Competition

Finish this story started by Martin Chatterton. Send your stories to summerreadingclub@slq.qld.gov.au. Please include your name, age and state.  All entries received will go into a prize draw! 1 of 8 mystery book prize packs are up for grabs. Story submissions will be taken until 31 January 2014. Winners will be notified by email late February 2014.

Note: All content submitted to the Summer Reading Club Gallery is reviewed prior to posting.  All approved artwork will be published within 3-5 business days.

 

Code Breakers – Writing Competition

Can you crack the codes used in these stories by Matt Porter and Duncan Shelrich.

Write up your own coded stories. Send your stories to summerreadingclub@slq.qld.gov.au Please include your name, age and state.  All entries received will go into a prize draw! 1 of 8 mystery book prize packs are up for grabs. Story submissions will be taken until 31 January 2014. Winners will be notified by email late February 2014.

Note: All content submitted to the Summer Reading Club Gallery is reviewed prior to posting.  All approved artwork will be published within 3-5 business days.

 

Choose Your Own Adventure – Writing Competition

Where will your choices take you?  Have fun unravelling the mystery of Tim Sinclair’s Choose Your Own Adventure Tale.

Don’t like the ending you came to?  Then submit your own ending! Send your stories to summerreadingclub@slq.qld.gov.au. Please include your name, age and state.  All entries received will go into a prize draw! 1 of 8 mystery book prize packs are up for grabs. Story submissions will be taken until 31 January 2014. Winners will be notified by email late February 2014.

Note: All content submitted to the Summer Reading Club Gallery is reviewed prior to posting.  All approved artwork will be published within 3-5 business days.

 

The Case of the Mysterious Shadow – Writing Competition

Who is that mysterious shadow lurking in the alleyway? The Summer Reading Club Investigators are on the case. They are searching for a stolen key. It is the only lead they have been given to solve The case of the Suspicious Shadow. Can you help the Summer Reading Club Investigators solve the mystery?

Share your mystery crime adventure stories here.  Will the Summer Reading Club Investigators solve the case?  That is entirely up to you.

Send your stories to summerreadingclub@slq.qld.gov.au. Please include your name, age and state.  All entries received will go into a prize draw! 1 of 8 mystery book prize packs are up for grabs. Story submissions will be taken until 31 January 2014. Winners will be notified by email late February 2014.

Note: All content submitted to the Summer Reading Club Gallery is reviewed prior to posting.  All approved artwork will be published within 3-5 business days.

 

Create

Activities you can do at home.

 

Colour

Try these colouring activities drawn exclusively for the Summer Reading Club!

 

Great reads

Love reading but not sure where to start? This list of great reads filled with mystery, intrigue and investigation will keep you guessing all summer.

 

Fun sites

Check out these sites for more games, competitions and fun.