Mark your calendar: September 6 is National Read a Book Day! It’s an annual awareness day that encourages both children and adults to take a break and read one of your favorite books or even a new one.

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When was the last time you visited your local library? National Read a Book Day is the perfect time to read your favorite books again!

Reading is one of the most important skills we teach our children. What better way to celebrate national book day than doing fun holiday activities for kids! You’ll find engaging Halloween printables, Christmas hands-on crafts, 4th of July DIY tutorials, and more!

Ways to Celebrate National Reading Day

Research has shown that even 10 minutes a day of reading can have a hugely positive impact on kids’ development, both now and in the future!

We have a free gift for you! To motivate kids to read more, we’ve created a reading log to help your children keep track of the books they have read. Isn’t that cool?!

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Reading books, or even short stories, help your child get to know sounds, words and language, all important for reading skills development.

Reading logs are a great way to help children develop a life-long reading habit and also one of the best summer activities when is too warm to be outside.

Want to help your children read more but don’t know how? We have tons of reading challenge ideas for kids, including printable checklists, challenge logs, reading trackers, printable certificates and everything to help your kid read more!

A love of reading doesn’t come naturally to many kids – but that doesn’t mean it has to be like that! Here’s a summer plan to teach your little ones how to love reading without feeling like a chore. It only takes one good book to convert a non-reader!

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Reading can take you to faraway lands, without actually leaving your house. Kids of all ages can benefit from reading.

These summer reading ideas with incentives will allow the kiddos to earn rewards for doing what they were already doing over the school year. In only 4 easy steps, you’ll have a customized summer reading program that will awaken your child’s love for reading!

For the littlest ones who are just starting to read, here’s a condensed early reading list with the top 3 resources for teaching your preschooler to read.

World Book Day’s Free Reading Log Printable

From fantasy to adventure and sci-fi; there are so many different types of books out there today, so use Read a Book Day to help your children (and yourself!) find the perfect book for them.

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A reading log is a journal of every book your child reads. It helps them keep motivated and continue reading more books!

National Read a Book Day is a great opportunity to get your little ones interested in reading, and one of the best ways to do that is by keeping track of their progress. That’s why we made this reading log printable! Once they complete their log, kids will feel accomplished and proud of themselves!

As promised, here’s your free printable to keep track of the books you’ve read during the year! This printable has two versions: a black and white reading log, and a full color reading log.

Download Here:

(Black and white) National Read a Book Day reading log

(Full color) National Read a Book Day reading log

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These reading log printables are completely free and can be printed at home in minutes.

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