Its Read Across America Day! Only something that everyones been talking about for days and days and days and days now, but dont worry if youre already in your pjs or missed the boat altogether. Dont worry if this is the very first time youre hearing about it and now you feel like youre the only kid not invited to the party. TO-tally not so! Everyones invited to this bashno matter who you are, where you are, or what you read. Read Across America Day is a simply the day that marks the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Read Across America Day has kids all over the country reading Seuss, rhyming, watching Cat in the Hat and The Lorax videos, and wearing a whole lot of red and white stripes to school. And Read Across America Day kicks off THE reading month: March. But I really think that Read Across America Dayand the whole hoopla of reading-excitement that follows through most of Marchshould be carried on every day. In my opinion, reading canand shouldhave a place in everyones house on every day of the year. Thats right. Every. Single. Day. Heres the skinny. . . Read Across America Day EVERY Day of the Year: You got it. Check it out In this quickie video Im sharing 3 ways that families everywhere can bring home the Read Across America excitement any day they choose. I touch on three easy things any parent can do to make their home a literate environment, to raise word-conscious kids, and to make books a constant conversation. What am I missing? What else couldand shouldparents do to bring Read Across America home all year long? Let me know in the comments section, please! fyi: want to check out the books I mention in the vlog? Oh, The Places Youll Go, by Dr. Seuss Kittens First Full Moon, by Kevin Henkes My Penguin Osbert, by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel Some affiliate links are used. Many thanks for considering! Pin ItThe post read across america day EVERY day of the year appeared first on teach mama.