Getting kids excited for summer reading can be a challenge. That’s why Scholastic created a summer reading program to help us parents find unique ways for our kids to experience reading in a fun and engaging way.
|My son Gabriel (right) with a friend at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC a year ago|
– it’s a FREE online reading program
– 8th year – over 600K students already registered nationwide
– Kids can read what THEY want and log their reading minutes to earn rewards
– Theme: Reading Under the Stars – encourages parents and kids to get outside and read. Make it a memorable experience.
– Author David Shannon and Gordon Korman will visit the top schools in the country with most minutes read.
Here is a really helpful infographic for ways to keep kids reading (click on the image to enlarge the poster):
To learn more about Scholastic’s “Reading Under The Stars” Summer Reading Challenge and to register your children, visit www.scholastic.com/summer.
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