Posts Tagged ‘reading’

So…tired…

You too? This season we are in has me feeling weary. I thought we were entering a sprint back in March. I was a sprinter in high school track. You focus on the finish line, run with everything you have, don’t look to your left or right. But…this has been a marathon. We can’t see the finish line. I’m terrible at marathons. I was reading in Isaiah 40 earlier: “He gives strength to the weary and… … Continue reading

This May Be The Cutest Dramatic Reading of a Children’s Story Yet!

Carlos doesn’t want story time with his son to get boring so he has started mixing popular children’s stories with his favorite movie soundtracks!  “The Little Engine That Could” meets “Jurassic Park!” See if you can even handle the cuteness of this little dino during story time   If you missed the other readings check out: “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” Meets “Jaws” or “One Fish, Two Fish” Meets “The Godfather” … Continue reading

Why are books absolutely important for teens now?

There’s no denying that reading is fundamental for ALL children! Some of us have read to our children from birth (even in the womb!) But there comes a time when our children enter school and learning to read turns into reading to learn – and sometimes that’s when we can see children lose that love for reading. One of the key reasons teens lose their love to read is simply because they don’t have access to… … Continue reading

Why Is Reading One of The Most Important Skills For Kids?

We’ve got a surefire way to teach your kids a million words, increase their test scores, AND bring you closer together as a family! And the best part is…you can do it all from the comfort of your living room. Of course we’re talking about reading! And you’d think it was something we all do but unfortunately, “Across the nation just under half of children between birth and five years (47.8%) are read to every… … Continue reading

Give Books To Teens In Need

We all know reading is fundamental. We all stress the importance on learning to read on children from an early age. And sure it’s easy when they’re little – a silly voice and bright pictures will keep kids coming back for more every time. But what about pre-teens or even…teenagers!? It’s just as important for them to read as it is for our little ones! Reading inspires us, challenges us, and helps us grow! Unfortunately… … Continue reading

Let’s Read Together!

We’ve been taught from an early age that reading is FUNdamental. It’s engrained in us to teach our children how to read for a number of developmental goals and reasons as they mature. But sometimes we forget the #1 reason why reading is so important It’s FUN! Reading takes us to places we’ve never been before or places we could never imagine! Another misconception about reading is that it is a solo activity! Ask anyone… … Continue reading

Teen Book Drive

We all know reading is fundamental for young children as they grow. But often that desire to read drops off when our kids become teenagers. But reading is just as crucial for the development of a teenager as it is for an infant! That’s why 88.3 WAY-FM has partnered with Books for Bay for our Teen Book Drive!! We’re looking for new or gently used young adult books and novels that will be distributed to… … Continue reading

WAY-FM Reading Challenge

We all know that reading is FUNdamental! And that’s why 88.1 WAY-FM has partnered with the Ferst Foundation of Georgia for the WAY READING CHALLENGE!! We’re challenging families all over North Florida and South Georgia to spend 20 minutes a day reading TOGETHER as a family! It’s just that easy! You can even take it a step further – Go volunteer to read your local school, church, or daycare. Whatever it looks like for your… … Continue reading