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Discovery Sheets: Talking About Books Builds Reading Skills

Every book we mail home has a book-specific “Discovery Sheet” on the inside front cover. PARENT TIP: For books you get from other places, you can help build reading skills by making up questions or activities like these and talk about EVERY BOOK when your child finishes reading it. It has room for your child …

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The Power of the 15-minute Bedtime Story

Bedtime routines are especially important for children. Regular schedules and rituals give our children the predictability they crave. When kids know what to expect, especially when it includes a bonding routine like reading, it can help eliminate nighttime distractions. Most doctors and sleep specialists will tell you to incorporate soothing, relaxing activities at bedtime. Some …

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The Summer Reading Slide

Summer Reading Slide : Summer Reading Program for K-3 The Summer Slide: Summer is a time for relaxation, sunshine, vacations, and… reading loss? It’s estimated that a child loses two months of learning each summer, which accumulates each year, totaling almost two years of learning loss by the time they graduate high school. This epidemic …

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How to Make a Special Reading Nook

Let children create their own personal reading nook to foster a life-long love of reading There is nothing better than seeing children’s imaginations come to life while they are reading! The benefits of reading at a young age are endless. For example, reading enhances vocabulary, reduces stress, empowers empathy, and develops creativity and imagination. By …

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Take a Book on Vacation

A vacation and a good book – name a more iconic duo! Books can go anywhere you go and can take you to more places than you could imagine! Reading is essential to us here at Kids Read Now. Reading awakens children’s minds, sparks creativity, and provides an escape to another world, full of imagination! …

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Troy nonprofit sending books to students during coronavirus shutdown to prevent learning loss

by: Aliah Williamson, WDTN NEWS Link to the original post TROY, Ohio (WDTN) – Every summer since 2012, the Kids Read Now organization sends books to 130 different school districts to combat “summer slide” or learning loss. This year, as the coronavirus shut down could potentially keep kids out of school for at least 5 …

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