Sylvan Book Adventure
Sylvan Learning’s Book Adventure Teams Up with LeapFrog®
to Launch New Reading Contest for Children and Families
Individual students and classrooms can participate for a chance to win exciting prizes; Contest runs March 1 through April 1, 2013
Baltimore, MD – In celebration of National Education Association’s Read Across America and to help cultivate and encourage a love of reading in the new academic year, Sylvan Learning’s Book Adventure is teaming up with LeapFrog, the leader in educational entertainment for kids, to launch a new reading contest with prizes for both individual students and classrooms.
Sylvan Learning, North America’s leading provider of tutoring to students of all ages, grades and skill levels, will run this contest exclusively on Book Adventure from March 1st through April 1st 2013. Children aged 4-8 can join the contest for a chance to win prizes. Teachers and their classes can participate by joining the Classroom Contest. The prize packages include LeapFrog’s #1 selling* Tag™ Reading System and its interactive books that help children learn to read. With Tag, stories spring to life with beloved character voices, exciting sound effects and fun activities to make reading a rich, fulfilling experience.
“Strong reading skills are incredibly important for all subjects in school, and as we celebrate Read Across America in the month of March, we hope students will use this free, fun contest to continue to improve their reading ability, ” says Julia Fitzgerald, chief marketing officer, Sylvan Learning. “The more children read, the more they’ll enjoy reading, and the better readers they’re likely to become, ” she added.
The contest offers exciting prizes, including:
- Classroom Prizes: Three winning classrooms will receive a LeapFrog prize pack valued at $750 each.
- Individual Prizes: TEN individual students who win the contest will receive a LeapFrog prize pack valued at $250 each.
“We are very excited to partner with an organization like Sylvan to encourage children to develop a love of reading, ” said Greg Ahearn, chief marketing officer at LeapFrog. “For more than 18 years, LeapFrog has helped millions of children learn to read with award-winning solutions. Every book or map in the vast Tag library has been developed and approved by LeapFrog’s highly experienced team of learning experts to ensure it is age appropriate and engaging.”
LeapFrog is the leading brand in educational entertainment and reading has always been at the core of LeapFrog’s learning promise. Recommended by 99 percent of teachers, ** the #1 selling Tag Reading System teaches kids how to read on their own by guiding them through each step in the learn-to-read journey. The Tag library features more than 80 interactive books, puzzles, maps and more, organized by series: Get Ready to Read, Early Reading, Read on Your Own and Learn Through Reading.
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Check if your local library2013-05-19 12:41:02 by simp1icity
Offers free activities. Ours has tons.
Are they readers? and bookadventure.com (Sponsored by Sylvan) are both nice reading programs with prizes. Scholastic's are digital only (badges, a chapter of a book, etc.), but Book Adventure will mail actual prizes with parent permission. Our library also offers summer reading programs and little kids can count time they are read to.
See if has listings in your area. Choose your city on the left near the top.
Does a local theater offer free or discounted movies for the summer?
We will also be doing writing, childrens museums (we have 2 memberships), basic cooking, and gardening.
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