Read: Tips for Rahm’s Little Readers

Reading with your child is the most important way to get your child ready to read. Reading aloud builds vocabulary, storytelling skills, knowledge of the world and builds a bond with your child. Reading for at least 20 minutes every day builds a habit for lifelong reading.


Curious George and the Rocket: Fly through the stars with everyone's favorite monkey.

Outer Space Bedtime Race: It's a race to see who can get to bed first — kids or aliens.

Read at Home

  • Pledge to Take 20, Read Plenty by reading at least 20 minutes a day with your child
  • Choose books with your child on topics they are interested in — like space!
  • Try Endless Reader, a free reading app for learning those all important sight words (Apple | Android)
  • Sing or read the poem "Two Little Astronauts"

Two Little Astronauts

Two little astronauts afraid of the Sun,
One blasts off, now there is one.
One little astronaut alone is no fun,
He blasts off, now there are none.

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