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I'm a Reading Star


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Grades K – 2
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I'm a Reading Star

Activities & Projects

Tips & How-To's


Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 1  |  Activity & Project

Let's Share a Story

Make reading fun and give a playdate a special twist by centering it on a popular children's book.


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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 3  |  Tip & How-To

Read the World Around You

Encourage children to read print and pictures that are all around. Children feel pretty proud when they can read their street signs or the name of the store up the block. It's part treasure hunt, part reading lesson.


Grades   K – 6  |  Tip & How-To

Help a Child Choose a Book

Help children pick books that spark their interest, leave them feeling accomplished, and ready to hunt for their next book!


Grades   K – 2  |  Tip & How-To

Make Time for Reading

It's DEAR time! (Also known as time to Drop Everything and Read). Find out how making time to read with children every day can foster their love of books and help them learn to read.


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