School is out and summer is in! That also means everything your child learned in school immediately becomes overpowered by thoughts of swimming holes, amusement parks and family road trips. Columbus who?
August House offers a slew of FREE learning resources to help your child stay on top of their summer reading including lesson plans, downloadable posters, coloring activities and animated videos. If that's not enough, here are 7 of our favorite Instagram accounts that might inspire you and help your child avoid the metaphorical, and not so fun, "summer slide."
Scholastic Inc. has been around since 1920 and has become a staple in classrooms nationwide. Follow their Instagram account to stay on top of the latest Scholastic trends in new children's and YA books as well as age-appropriate reading activities.
UNESCO is responsible for connecting the world in fields of education, science, culture and communication. Follow this account for daily inspiration from around the world!
Simply and beautifully put, straight from the LitWorld Instagram account: "LitWorld is a non-profit organization fostering resilience, hope, and joy through the power of story."
The Reading Foundation
The Reading Foundation provides programs and immersive activities for all ages.
Reach Out and Read
The Reach Out and Read Foundation incorporates books and reading suggestions to promote family and child success. They provide monthly calendars complete with reading activities and provide the latest on children's books.
August House is a huge fan of Brightly, and we constantly look to them for social media content. Brightly constantly provides activities, intriguing blog posts and giveaways.
Algonquin Young Readers
Algonquin Young Readers prides themselves on quality products of literary merit for children and young adult readers.