• Jace Shoemaker-Galloway

Happy National Reading Day: It's story time

When it comes to holidays, January 23 celebrates handwriting, reading and eating! Not only is it National Pie Day and National Handwriting Day, it is also National Reading Day!

This annual event, celebrated in schools all around the nation, encourages children to become lifelong readers. Millions of pre-kindergarten through third grade students will participate in a wide variety of learning activities to celebrate literacy.

In honor of National Reading Day, check out the following reading activities for children.

Reading Activities for Children

  • Storyline Online is one of the very best online reading websites around. Select a story and listen to a celebrity from the Screen Actors Guild Foundation help bring the book to life.

  • Starfall is a fabulous website for young children that is not only fun, but educational as well.

  • When it comes to children's books, Dr. Seuss is one of the world's most beloved authors. Check out Seussville for loads of fun games and activities.

  • Barnes and Noble offers Online Storytime for young children. Just select a book and listen and watch online.