Read Across America Day 2016 — Activities for All Ages

March 2, 2016 is Read Across America Day! In 1998, the National Education Association declared the nation’s first Read Across America Day as a national day to celebrate reading for all ages — especially children.  The holiday is now celebrated annually on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, March 2nd. Read Across America Day is primarily observed in elementary schools, but it should …

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Read Across America Day 2016 — Throw a Book Swap Party

  Did you know that March 2nd is Read Across America Day? This national holiday celebrates the importance of reading for children and teens.  It is a year-round program, developed by the National Education Association, celebrated on the birthday of one of the world’s greatest authors — Dr. Seuss. Traditionally, elementary schools spend the day engaged in “Seuss” themed activities. …

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Read Across America Day 2016 — Host an Edible Book Festival

Did you know that March 2nd is Read Across America Day? This national holiday celebrates the importance of reading for children and teens.  It is a year-round program, developed by the National Education Association, celebrated on the birthday of one of the world’s greatest authors — Dr. Seuss. Traditionally, elementary schools spend the day engaged in “Seuss” themed activities.  Libraries …

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Read Across America Day 2016 — Organize a Book Drive

Did you know that March 2nd is Read Across America Day? This national holiday celebrates the importance of reading for children and teens.  It is a year-round program, developed by the National Education Association, celebrated on the birthday of one of the world’s greatest authors — Dr. Seuss. Traditionally, elementary schools spend the day engaged in “Seuss” themed activities.  Libraries …

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FFD — Kiwanis Read Around the World

On March 2nd, our nation will celebrate Read Across America Day, a holiday created to celebrate the joy of reading.  Adults and families are encouraged to spend the day reading to children and instilling the love of reading in their hearts.  Even with the advances in technology, I still find so much comfort in picking up a book to read…as …

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Read Across America Day 2015 — Tips for Your Classroom

In 1997, the National Education Association proposed a new idea – a national day to celebrate reading.  On March 2, 1998, the nation celebrated its first “Read Across America Day,” appropriately celebrated on the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel (more commonly known as Dr. Seuss).  Schools, communities, libraries and local businesses are all invited to have parties and events to …

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