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Traveling Stories Turns 7! – Birthday Block Party Recap

Happy Birthday Traveling Stories! Traveling Stories turns the BIG 7 this year!! This is such a huge milestone, as more than 50% of nonprofits do not make it to year 5. We had an AMAZING birthday StoryTent block party this past weekend in order to celebrate! In case you missed [...]

Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949, the month of May has been dedicated to raising mental health awareness. According to mentalhealth.gov, an individual’s mental health includes their emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Our mental health affects how we think, feel, and act. It can determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make [...]

Celebrating Moms!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 14th! Moms are incredible - They bring us in to this world, help us through the struggles of life, and teach us so much! Many wonderful mothers have even instilled a love for reading and books within their young ones. Traveling Stories would love [...]

Do not miss out on the Humble Monthly!

Have you heard the news about the exciting new Humble Bundle??? If not, we are here to spread the word! Traveling Stories is a huge fan of Humble Bundle, and is excited about the new Humble Monthly! Humble Monthly is the digital equivalent to a monthly “blind box” subscription. Each [...]

National Family Reading Week

Its National Family Reading Week!!! At Traveling Stories, we greatly believe in the importance of reading together as a family. As award-winning children’s author, Emilie Buchwald, once said, “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” Young readers benefit in so many ways when families read together in [...]

National Volunteer Month – Thank you!

April is National Volunteer Month! Traveling Stories is incredibly grateful to have so many AMAZING volunteers that work to support this organization and provide a great experience for the young readers our programs benefit.   To help celebrate the month, we want to give a special shout out to some [...]

Have you heard about Tom Watson?

Let us tell you about the AMAZING author Tom Watson! Tom Watson is the talented man behind the extremely popular “Stick Dog” and “Stick Cat” book series. The interesting thing about Tom is that his career has not always been in writing children’s books. In fact, after college, he [...]

The Importance of Financial Literacy

At Traveling Stories we believe not only in the importance of reading literacy, but financial literacy as well. As April is National Financial Literacy Month, it seemed essential to shine the light on the subject. A significant number of Americans are inadequately educated about their personal finances. According to the [...]

Spring Literacy Worksheets

Spring is in the air!! Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and there is the feeling that summer is fast approaching! What better for your young readers to enjoy some time outside than with some fun spring themed literacy worksheets!? We have scoured the Internet and found a number of [...]

Nominate a RBA Literacy Hero Today!

The Red Balloon Awards are fast approaching! As the event takes place this year on August 12th, there are roughly only 136 days left until the extravaganza. An inspirational dinner and awards gala, the Red Balloon Awards is designed to honor literacy heroes in the community, all while raising funds [...]

Reading Promotion Tips for Children with ADHD

ADHD, Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention. This can make certain activities, like reading, difficult for them. Keeping in mind that all children are different, there are countless resources and tips available to those [...]

Mindfulness Workshop with Prince Daniels Jr.

By: Chase Manar-Spears This past Saturday, we were honored to have Prince Daniels Jr. and friends at our El Cajon StoryTent reading to the kids and teaching a mindfulness workshop based on his book from the I’magine novel series. Daniels is a former NFL player for [...]

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