Pro-Tip: 5 Ways to Practice Reading & Writing in Everything You Do

Because September is National Literacy Month, it is the perfect time to practice reading and writing in everything you do!

Pro-Tip: Let grandparents in on the reading fun!

#NationalSeniorCItizenDay is the perfect time to read with a loved one.

Pro-Tip: Best Practices for Daily Storytime this School Year

Your nightly reading routine doesn’t have to be a drag for you or your kiddos this school year. In fact, it can be the best part of your day! To keep your kids interested and engaged while you're reading, practice these quick tips during storytime:

Pro-Tip: Getting Your Kids Back-To-School Ready

From Pool Time to School Time: How To Make the Switch from Summer to School as Painless as Possible
With school right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about trading in your pool floaties for pencils and the ice cream for apples.

When Alignment Happens: Bringing Book Trust to Philadelphia & Beyond

In the fall of 2017, Book Trust set audacious goals for the upcoming school year – bringing our program to new communities, delving deeper into how and why our program works, and securing significant financial commitments to support this work in the current year and into the future.

Pro-Tip: 3 Shareable Lessons from a Classic, Silly Old Bear!

Wise Words from Winnie the Pooh:
Ways to Engage Your Kids Before Seeing the New Christopher Robin Movie in Theaters

Pro-Tip: Summer learning is just a hop, skip, and a jump away!

This summer have your kiddos grab their chalk and head outside to the sidewalk! Transform a classic summer pastime into a fun learning experience for you and your kids with these three literacy-inspired sidewalk games.

Pro-Tip: Teaching Through Movies

As you probably know by now, Book Trust does not normally encourage screen time, but rather gives solutions to educate and entertain away from video games and television. Just this one time, we are going to suggest utilizing some screen time to share new lessons with your children (since we all know a little movie watching is inevitable over summer break). 

The WHY Behind Book Trust

It’s time to say a fond farewell to CEO Amy Friedman, who has been at the helm of Book Trust for over seven years. As was often our experience, Amy says it best – please enjoy her final blog post.

Pro Tip: Game Your Way Through Summer

This summer, get the family together or call over your kids' friends and start a game night (or day) together. Board games are a great way to challenge your youngsters' minds and practice a little math or reading. Plus, who doesn't love a little friendly competition!

Book Trust Choice Matters

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