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Great read-to-me program for pre-K homeschoolers is offered by Pizza Hut

The Pizza Hut BOOK IT! program has been popular with homeschool families for 25 years.  In the past, the BOOK IT! Beginners Program was available for the pre-K set, so that someone could read to them and they would still get free pizza coupons.  However, Pizza Hut is still committed to fostering early literacy and they have some great new materials for working with the youngest set of future book lovers.

The R.E.D. (Read Every Day) Zone is a website with loads of interactive materials that homeschool parents can use with the little children in the read-aloud times.  It is connected with the Give Me Twenty Reading Challenge which encourages reading aloud to children twenty minutes a day.   That is all it takes to set the stage for reading fluency in young people. All materials on the website are available to parents of preschoolers and preschool classrooms.

The Challenge website has ideas on correlating hands-on activities with classic children’s literature, and is basically a mini unit study based on a book.  A sampling of topics includes:

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