Reading on the go is fun! Encourage your child to read by playing these fun games next time you’re in a line or waiting room. Finding things to pass even a short wait can be challenging with... Read More »
Books & Blogs: News from Raising Readers
Raising Readers news, events, booklists and updates.
Toddlers and preschoolers love to play with the rhythm and rhyme of language. Books set to familiar tunes are a wonderful way to bring singing and reading together to do just that – sing a ... Read More »
We’re thrilled to have Amanda O’Brien (again!) as this month’s guest blogger to talk about what her reading routine is with her son. How about you? What is your family’s reading routine? We ... Read More »
Have your children ever asked you to read the same book over and over again? (You might even go a little green.) Although the thought of reading the same book for the umpteenth time may not be... Read More »
If you are wondering if literacy learning is on the minds and in the hearts of Mainers, it is easy to find evidence in local communities throughout the state. As you drive around the state this... Read More »
Jeremy grew up in rural Maine, in a town riddled with poverty. He quit school in 10th grade. His family needed help and so he went to work in his family’s business. Despite being a high school... Read More »
Recently, Raising Readers staff sat down with Pam Leo, the creator of the Book Fairy Pantry Project. We’re excited to share what we learned with you and how this awesome project came to be.... Read More »
Even a short wait can be a challenge with little ones. Fortunately there are plenty of ways to pass the time as well as promoting important brain-building literacy and language skills. Try these ... Read More »
As a parent or caregiver, you can enhance your child’s learning through books, crafts, songs and activities. These few Raising Readers books are just a sample. You can try these ideas with all... Read More »
At the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, we create environments which foster learning through play. Our focus is on hands-on, interactive learning, even when it comes to literacy. So what... Read More »
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