Superpower (noun): a skill, personal trait, or passion that plays an important role in your life, helps you do good in the world, and makes you feel special, happy, and confident.
People have many superpowers in their lives. How can you help kids discover one of theirs?
In honor of this year’s Children’s Book Week Theme, Reading is a Superpower, we have created the Superpower Challenge. Kids can discover a new passion or reaffirm a current interest by exploring activities divided into various categories.
How to facilitate the challenge:
Many activities can be done without supervision, depending on age. Activities can be done individually or in a group. Feel free to adjust to fit your circumstances.
An activity list for each theme as well as booklists are available below.
Young people can begin this challenge in April and continue through Children’s Book Week in May.
These booklists about superpowers can give ideas, inspiration, or be simply entertaining:
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