PTA Family Reading Experience, Powered by Kindle
The PTA Family Reading Experience, Powered by Kindle is a program that helps children become better readers and helps foster the love of reading through a set of literacy games and activities that are fun for the whole family. The goal is to improve reading skills of children between kindergarten and fifth grade.
March is National Reading Month! Find out how schools and families can celebrate.
What Your PTA Can Do
Apply to Receive Free Kindles for Your PTA
Thanks to a generous donation from Kindle, National PTA will distribute 20 Kindles to 50 PTAs affiliated with Title 1 elementary schools or elementary schools with a minimum of 40% of students qualifying for free and reduced price lunch. This donation aims to enhance participation in PTA's Family Reading Experience, Powered by Kindle.
- Learn more by registering for a PTA Family Reading Experience Webinar on March 31 at 7 pm EDT
- Preview the application questions and draft your responses before applying
Plan Your Family Reading Experience
Parents love going to their kids' school and seeing their child excited about learning. Demonstrate reading fun with a Family Reading Experience event at your school. Plan your event.
Use Family Reading Experience Activities
These activities reinforce the core skills of literacy—phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension and vocabulary—and focus on improving reading skills between kindergarten and fifth grade. Use event activities.
What Families Can Do
Use Family Reading Experience Activities at Home
When families read together, the children develop strong reading skills and perform better in school. Families can use the activities below to continue to support their child’s learning outside of school.
- Consonant Toss Grades K-2
- On Safari Game Grades K-2
- Definition Expedition Grades K-5
- Picture the Character Grades K-5
- Punctuation Toss Grades K-5
- Under the Sea Game Grades 3-5
- Compound Construction Grades 3-5
Other Ways to Enjoy Family Reading Experience at Home
Email Programs@pta.org or call (800) 307-4782.