Every month, we share our favorite reads for kids in a Ladue News column. These reviews shine a spotlight on high-quality children’s literature, as well as the wonderful work of our volunteers in the community. Thank you Ladue News for your partnership in highlighting the joys of reading! Read the complete column here.
“Literacy Experiences” means MORE than books! The Crawford Taylor Foundation enabled us to partner with St. Louis Symphony and COCA (Center of Creative Arts) to present a multi-sensory exploration of our Gift Book, The Lion and the Mouse, to our community’s neediest kids!
Join us at 10:00 am on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the steps of the Missouri History Museum (5700 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63112) with Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Steve Stenger as they congratulate Ready Readers on 20 yrs of service, announce the launch of the new city-county wide literacy initiative, Turn […]
Singing traditional lullabies and nursery rhymes to babies and infants before they learn to speak is an essential precursor to later educational success and emotional well being. Read more in this article from The Guardian.
The 2017 Early Educators Appreciation Event at the St. Louis Science Center was a chance to celebrate those who work to improve the quality of life and daily experiences for the youngest members of our community. Hundreds of Early Educators were honored. Denise Billups (left) was awarded the Early Educator of Excellence. Her Ready Readers […]