2017 Highlight – 17 Amazing Young StoryTent Readers!

As 2017 is winding down and we get ready to welcome in 2018, it is always wonderful to look back on highlights from the year. Traveling Stories’ StoryTent programs serve a significant number of children on a weekly basis. This program strives to help children fall in love with reading [...]

The Super StoryTent is Taking Place Today!!

It is officially #GivingTuesday!! To celebrate, Traveling Stories is promoting reading by taking the StoryTent program on tour across San Diego! This extremely special Super StoryTent Tour is taking place today - Tuesday, November 28th! The tour will be making stops at Comickaze comic store in Liberty Station, the Microsoft Store in Fashion Valley, and Waypoint Public [...]

San Diego Kids are Donating “Book Bucks” to Make Sure their StoryTent Doesn’t Go Away

Eleven-year-old Malika Shah looks forward to Saturday morning because her parents take her to the farmers market where she gets to read at the StoryTent program, provided by Traveling Stories. Nestled between other vendor tents, the StoryTent is a free program from kids between two and 12 [...]

Support Young Minds This #GivingTuesday!

Giving Tuesday will take place on November 28th this year!   For the past six years, the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving has been know as #GivingTuesday. This day serves as a global day of giving that bonds together both individuals and organizations for one common cause – to do [...]

The Importance of “Non-Reading” Books

All books should be considered important and valuable to your young reader’s journey towards falling in love with reading.   Even books generally classified as “non-reading” books can be largely beneficial in developing a number of skills.   The category of “non-reading” books is rather broad, but often includes activity [...]

StoryTent Reminders

Traveling Stories’ StoryTent programs are designed to help young minds develop strong literacy skills and a love for reading at the same time! Children are able to come visit the StoryTent, pick out a book that peaks their interests, and then read it out loud to a volunteer! If a [...]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!!!   Halloween night is upon us! What is that you say?….Trick-or-Treat? Well here you go! Our treat to you is TWO printable Halloween themed word searches! Have fun!         Stay Connected! Sign up for our Traveling Stories Newsletter! [...]

Books for Kids – Understanding the Fight for Racial Equality

The beautiful thing about America is that the country as a whole is one giant melting pot. There are so many different races and ethnicities represented throughout the 50 states. We at Traveling Stories see roughly 15 different ethnic cultures present at our StoryTent programs! What is truly amazing is [...]

Double the Donation!

Did you know that your donation to Traveling Stories could be doubled in an instant?! It's true!! Thanks to Double the Donation, your generous contribution to our literacy programs may be eligible to be matched by your employer! We know! Incredible right?? Here's how it works:   Many employers participate [...]

Let’s play a book game!

This week we wanted to bring a little book related fun into everyones life! Below are 15 book titles as told by Emojis. Can you guess what each of the titles are? Sound off in the comments below or on our Facebook with your guesses! Make sure to check back on [...]

Let’s Welcome Traveling Stories’ Newest Board Member!

Traveling Stories is always excited to gain a new team member! Today we are thrilled to introduce everyone to the newest Traveling Stories board member, Becky Nieman! Take a look at Becky's bio below, and get familiar with this incredible person. Becky Nieman is currently a faculty [...]

Tips to Encourage Reluctant Readers – Reading Incentive Charts

Traveling Stories is all about showing reluctant readers just how wonderful books truly can be! There are so many ways to encourage young minds to pick up a book and discover the magic that lives within. In the past we have highlighted methods such as: book tastings, playing book related [...]

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