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 [...]

Family Night with Stick Dog Author Tom Watson

Tom Watson adds extra night to his West Coast book tour for Traveling Stories' Reading Warriors Traveling Stories presents... Family Night with Tom Watson, author of the Stick Dog & Stick Cat books A free event! Enjoy an exclusive tour of the Comic Art Gallery, VIP drawing lesson [...]

Read Across America Day

This year, Read Across America Day celebrated 20 years!! The National Education Association has promoted reading in this nation wide event every year on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss’ birthday! Why celebrate Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day? According to the NEA, “People of all ages love his books…When we [...]

The March For Education Justice and Why It Matters To You

By Chase Manar-Spears This past Saturday, Traveling Stories endorsed the Alliance for Quality Education's successful march for education justice! The Alliance for Quality Education was founded by parents of New York to call for quality education for their community. The march was a stand against President Trump and [...]

Tips to Motivate Reluctant Readers

Sometimes it takes a little motivation for young minds to realize just how fun reading can be! Traveling Stories has selected what we think are three great tips to help motivate even the most reluctant of readers! 1. Let Children Pick Their Own Book When parents or teachers pick a [...]

Meet the New Members!

Traveling Stories would like to introduce all of our supporters to the newest members of our organization! We have been lucky enough to recently grow by two team members and several board members. Traveling Stories is so fortunate to have such an amazing team! New Team Members [...]

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