Children's Tutor Resources

Resources for Children's Literacy Tutors

The Minnesota Literacy Council has a library of games and lesson/program planning resource books available for volunteers and VISTA members to borrow. If you would like to check anything out, please contact literacy council staff. All books, games and materials must be returned to the Minnesota Literacy Council in a timely fashion. Below are several resources, websites and tips to aid in program and lesson planning. 

* Items with an asterisk are resources created by Summer Reads VISTA members

General Tutoring Activities & Lesson Plans

Literacy in/through enrichment and other subjects

Social-emotional learning and behavior management

Culturally responsive tutoring

Children with Special Needs

Phonics and Fluency Activities 

Comprehension Activities

Vocabulary Activities

Websites for Students

Activity Books for Students