“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 […]
On a lovely spring day at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Lisa Greening received an Outstanding Child Advocate Award at the 35th Annual Child Advocacy Day. We are so proud and inspired by all she does!! Click here to see Lisa’s call-to-action acceptance speech.