About 100 Days of Reading

All summer long, we’ll share tips and activities to help keep kids reading, active and learning. Meanwhile, every action you take – every tap, every click – will help unlock books, educational materials and healthy food to feed the minds and bellies of 750,000 kids in rural America who are falling behind. New activities are added every week! 

Shape Up With Ian Happ

Everything is a shape. Pick household items - like your dinner table - and have your child name all the shapes they can recognize. This teaches children shapes are everywhere, even in their home.

Raise a Changemaker

Could your child be the next Greta Thunberg? Here are some ways to teach kids how to use their voices to make change.

Join Tia and Tamara Mowry reading No Mirrors in My Nana’s House 

There are no mirrors in my Nana’s house. No mirrors to reflect the cracks in the wall, the clothes that don’t fit, the trash in the hallway. But there is love. Written by Ysaye M. Barnwell.

Presented by Storyline Online

Blue's Clues Sensory Bin 

Kids love to experiment and explore. This DIY Blue’s Clues & You! sensory bin is an easy way to channel their curiosity into play time.

Turn Friends into Pen Pals

What’s a ZIP code? Where do I put the stamp? Teach your child how to write a letter and go mail it together.


Helping Kids in the U.S.

Literacy Programs Help Jazmyn

7-year-old Jazmyn in rural California was struggling with school work and social skills –but has come out of her shell thanks to Save the Children’s after-school program and and SummerBoost Camp.

100 Days of Reading Bus Tour

Our 100 Days of Reading Bus Tour visited Los Angeles last week! Kids from the Ellen Ochoa Learning Center played fun games, enjoyed healthy snacks, and walked away with backpacks filled with goodies preparing them for the school year.

You Can Help Kids This Summer!

Create your own fundraiser doing what you love – kayaking, gardening or reading! We’ll help you create a fundraising page you can share on social, it’s easy. Start a fundraiser.

Four children sit together on a yellow slide.

Find more online resources like free downloads, stories and tips, designed to help raise compassionate, global-minded children. Go now

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