Posts Tagged "reading"

5 Books to Read on Grandparent’s Day

You celebrate Mother’s Day. You celebrate Father’s Day. But, what about Grandparent’s Day? Every September, kids around the county mark this day by showing the love, caring and respect that they have for grandma and grandpa. What’s one way to celebrate this special day? Pick a book (or a few) for your child to share with her grandparents. Check out these options for children to read on Grandparent’s Day! The Imaginary Garden, by Andrew Larsen and Irene Luxbacher. Theodora and her grandpa spend time together, creating a garden! Instead of sowing seeds, they paint a picture – reminding each other...

International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is on September 8 each year and as set by UNESCO on November 17, 1965 and first celebrated in 1966. International Literacy Day’s intention is to highlight the significance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies worldwide. On International Literacy Day each year, UNESCO reminds the international community of the status of literacy and adult learning globally. It is estimated that close to 800 million adults do not possess basic literacy skills and a report from UNESCO shows a clear relationship between illiteracy and countries in severe poverty as well as between illiteracy and prejudice against women....