Winter break can be a tricky time to keep your kids interested in books and learning. We have compiled a few more creative ways to keep your kids' learning alive over the holiday.
If you are still struggling to think of a costume for Halloween, what about dressing up as a Book Fairy this year?
I had the great honor of seeing one of our amazing Book Trust teachers in action last week in New York City.
I just love the magical nature of a child’s mind. My daughters are two and almost four, and when I walk in the door at the end of the day, I am immediately transported into a world of unicorns, princesses, rainbows, and singing animals. It can take me a bit of time to make the initial adjustment into the world of imagination, but once I am there, I’m so grateful.
October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month and while not everyone may identify as having a disability, the more people learn about disabilities the more understanding communities become for those who do.
Did you have a favorite book as a child? One that you remember reading over and over again? This may be the perfect story to revisit with your little one! Seeing you passionate about sharing a story or a favorite character is sure to pique the interest of your children.
September celebrates a nontraditional (and often forgotten) reading source: comic books! With the resurgence of superheroes in movies and on TV, it may be inevitable that your little one takes an interest in the characters that live within these speech bubble-riddled panels.
September 19th is 'Talk Like a Pirate Day' which got us thinking... What better way to bring new life to story time than by adding in some new voices to your story-time narration?
What does your child want to be when they grow up?
Saturday, September 8th, is International Literacy Day. Celebrate with fellow book lovers around the world by enjoying a good book or reading activity together as a family!
"I am so happy and grateful to have joined the mission of Book Trust and this extraordinary community of volunteers, teachers, parents, principals, education leaders, philanthropic trailblazers, and each of you who believes in the importance of providing every child the opportunity to experience the joy of reading and becoming a life-long learner."