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Summer PIRATE Reading Chart (free printable)

Oh my oh my. It's half way through the summer and I'm finally unveiling my PIRATE summer reading chart. But hey, let's not chalk this up as pure laziness. I planned on doing it this way!! This is a remake of last year's summer reading chart . We're in full summer mode and our reading has slacked, our cleaning has slacked, our cooking dinners in the heat has slacked, okay let's be honest, my cooking is always slacking. This is the chart to motivate your little ones to get cracking on their daily reading. Here's how it works: 1. It's a board game. Let me rephrase that, it's an awesome PIRATE board game. Rad looking huh? 2. Each square/shape counts as a day of reading. It can be 15 or 30 minutes of reading for older kids, or one book a day for younger children. 3. Mark off each day with a check mark, sticker, etc. 4. When he or she lands on a square with a reward, they get to do that awesome reward. Do these rewards not work for you? What i