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Celebrating Grandparent’s Day and International Literacy Day!

This week, we are celebrating two of our favorite things: reading and family! Celebrate Grandparent’s Day and International Literacy Day by reading together and sharing stories of family history.

Learning Snacks - Grandparent's Day
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FOR KIDS: GRANDPARENT'S DAY
On Grandparent’s Day, we honor the love and support of our grandparents! Families can show gratitude by making cards or spending time together.Read these stories about grandparents or trythese ways to stay connected if you live far away from your loved ones.


FOR PARENTS: INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY
International Literacy Day was celebrated for the first time in 1967. The holiday advocates for the importance of literacy as a human right. There are so many ways to help your child develop their literacy skills. From simply practicing conversation, to learning to write, children are like sponges when it comes to literacy. The Learn to Grow collection offers literacy activities based on your child’s age. Reading Rocketsalso offers collections of books based on your child’s interests.


FOR EDUCATORS: TEACHING FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY SKILLS
Teaching foundational literacy skills helps emerging readers soar. PBS Learning Media’s collection Reading Foundational Skills offers videos, lessons, and activities to help young children develop print concepts and phonics skills. Students will also continue to develop literacy skills inmiddle school. Make reading fun withReading Rainbow video lessons to change up your literacy block.

PBS Kids summer of adventure
Dive into a summer of adventure with a wide range of free resources from PBS KIDS. Ignite curiosity and creativity with engaging activities and games that promote literacy, math, science, and entertainment.