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January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11
K-2nd grade sessions: 10:00-11:00 AM
3rd-5th grade sessions: 11:15-12:15 PM
You must be available for ALL dates

Registration begins on December 1st.

Creative Readers is an inclusion program where elementary students, K-2 and 3-5, are paired with high school buddies.
Together they explore literature using theater, music, movement and art.  You will be notified by December 19th

K-2nd grade: 10:00-11:00 AM.  Registration is closed.  You will be notified if your child is in the class by December 19th.

3rd-5th grade: 11:15-12:15 PM.  Registration is closed. You will be notified if your child is in the class by December 19th.

Click here for Volunteer Application

Click here for Creative Readers’ Facebook page

Click here to check out Creative Readers on YouTube  Fun videos for all who want to bring books to life.  Join Mrs. May as she gets on her feet and makes it happen!  

For program information and high school volunteer opportunities, please email creativereaders@optimum.net  

 
SPRING
Sessions: MARCH 4, 11…March 25, April 1…April 22, 29

More About Creative Readers:

picture of Elise May receiving award
“WINNER of the 2017 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award!”
Developed by Elise May, Creative Readers mission is to increase the joy of reading by turning books into a multi-sensory experience offering all learners the ability to be challenged, motivated and successful.
Its secondary goal, of no less importance, is to offer a space for unique learners of all kinds, some of whom are schooled outside the district, to socialize in their community and work together creatively.
Kara Miller, MEd, BCBA, LBA, a behavioral support specialist, attends each session.

 

Links to items mentioned in our YouTube videos:

Sign Language with Annabelle link to ASL Alphabet:  ASL Alphabet

 

Some photos from the Creative Readers program:

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