All Literacy Activities


Celebrate Diwali with Books!

Learn about the diverse traditions and foods that are part of the “festival of lights” across India, as well as the many well-known Diwali legends that highlight the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil.


Halloween Word Mining

This word mining activity provides pre-Halloween literacy fun for elementary school age children.


Ghostly Word Game

Scare up some learning this Halloween with a ghostly word game that teaches kids to identify word families. Boo! …and moo and zoo too!


Children’s Books About Peace

On the International Day of Peace, observed every year on September 21, explore the themes of community, tolerance, and citizenship with these recommended books.

Books About Latinos Who Made a Difference

Books About Latinos Who Made a Difference

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15 to October 15, by reading about the histories, cultures and contributions of Latino Americans.

Great Books About Grandparents

Great Books About Grandparents

This Grandparents Day, read about and enjoy the special bond between grandparents and grandchildren in this list of recommended books for kids ages 0-9.

Going to School Book List

Going to School Books

Getting ready for school means a lot of changes — a new grade, teachers, friends, and routines, but it’s all fun and safe when shared within the covers of a book.