encouraging reading

[Infographic] Scholastic Global Study Results Suggest the Key to Raise Lifelong Readers

Friday, September 8 is International Literacy Day and in recognition, Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, wants to encourage parents to help their kids to become lifelong readers. The Company surveyed parents and their children in five countries for the most recent editions of the Kids & Family Reading Report™. The findings from the report suggest simple insights […]

[Video] We Joined the Ford Driving Dreams Reading Party in Miami to Kickoff 10,000 Books to 10,000 Kids Initiative

As part of the community investment plan in the Miami Region, the Ford Motor Company Fund hosted a #FordDrivingDreams Reading Party on August 9th at the BB&T Center (and we were invited!). We were delighted to participate by reading to a group of students and distribute books on site as part of the program. We had The Sophlivia Twins […]

[Español] ¿Cómo ayudas a tu hijo a aprender a leer? Maestra de primer grado te aconseja

Queremos criar a seres pensantes, pero a la vez sensibles a todo lo que la naturaleza y el ambiente nos ofrece y solidarios ante el dolor y sufrimiento de nuestros semejantes. Es la lectura uno de los medios mas importantes para fomentar empatia hacia los demás. Aunque la inmesa mayoria de padres tienen un deseo geniuno […]

Harry Potter World at Universal Studios – A great experience for Tweens & Parents

DISCLAIMER: Universal Orlando provided Los Tweens with two press passes exclusively for park entrance. Our team paid for the rest of their tickets as well as all meals, apparel and accommodations. All opinions are certainly our own. Traveling Tweens & Teens I know, not everyone is a fan of the Harry Potter series. I am […]

Tween Book Recommendations

Our amigas over at Mamiverse have a great list of book recommendations for the entire family including an ENTIRE section for tweens and bilingual books!  Here are just a few of our favorite Mamiverse book reviews for tweens:  How Tía Lola Ended Up Starting Over By Julia Alvarez Random House • 2011 • 145 pages […]