Summer Reading Challenge -10,000 Books!

We have read over 10000 books!  I am giddy as I type this because you are all doing so well remembering to read during your busy summer days.  Remember that reading comes in many forms and ebooks count too! If you need a great free picture book App try MeMeTales E-Reader , we have been working with MeMeTales and love their content as well as passion for making reading fun in all forms.

If you haven’t joined our Summer Reading Challenge yet you are not too late. All the details are here but the gist of it is that you read with your kids, tally up how many books you have read, submit a tally sheet once per submission period ( see below) and then you are automatically entered to win a $50 Amazon.com gift card at the end of the summer. Pretty cool!

Submission Periods :

June 3-9th , 10th -16th , 17th- 23rd , 24th-30th

July 1st-7th , 8th-14th, 15th- 21st , 22nd-28th

July 29th – August 4th

August 5th-11th , 12th-18th , 19th -25th.

The winner will be drawn on the 26th of August.

Submit Your Tally Here

Over 8000 Books Read !

Wow!  It’s just barely July and already you and our other No Time For Flash Cards readers have sat down and shared over 8000 books with their kids. I am so excited to see such amazing numbers coming in week after week.

If you haven’t joined our Summer Reading Challenge yet you are not too late. All the details are here but the gist of it is that you read with your kids, tally up how many books you have read, submit a tally sheet once per submission period ( see below) and then you are automatically entered to win a $50 Amazon.com gift card at the end of the summer. Pretty cool!

Submission Periods :

June 3-9th , 10th -16th , 17th- 23rd , 24th-30th

July 1st-7th , 8th-14th, 15th- 21st , 22nd-28th

July 29th – August 4th

August 5th-11th , 12th-18th , 19th -25th.

The winner will be drawn on the 26th of August.

Submit Your Tally Here

Read With Your Kids – Get A Chance To Win!

Our 2nd Annual Summer Reading Challenge is on fire! So far more than 6000 books have been read by kids and parents. I am floored I am giddy with excitement knowing how many children ( and parents) have been spending a little bit of their summer flipping pages and learning together.

If you haven’t joined yet – no problem you can join in Our Summer Reading Challenge today all the details are in the link. But the basics are you read with your kid, you tally up how many books each week, submit it and that is your automatic entry for the drawing for a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Remember only submit your tally once per weekly submission period .

June 3-9th , 10th -16th , 17th- 23rd , 24th-30th

July 1st-7th , 8th-14th, 15th- 21st , 22nd-28th

July 29th – August 4th

August 5th-11th , 12th-18th , 19th -25th.

The winner will be drawn on the 26th of August.

Submit Your Tally Sheet Here

Summer Reading Challenge- Submit your Weekly Tally!

We are seeing how many books as a community we can read, so add yours and you will be entered into a drawing to win an Amazon.com gift card! In just over a week our readers have read more than 1200 books!! If you haven’t started submitting your tally, you are not too late join in any time. It’s never too late to start reading ( or reading more) with your kids. For all the details check out our announcement post.

I hope everything is clear for our super Summer Reading Challenge but here is a quick review – I will post these reminders every Saturday but you can submit your tally any day as long as it’s only once per submission period ( see below). I want to give people ample opportunities to win the $50 Amazon Gift Card but it’s got to be fair, so one tally( which is also your entry for the prize) per period is in my books totally fair.

Submission Periods :

June 3-9th , 10th -16th , 17th- 23rd , 24th-30th

July 1st-7th , 8th-14th, 15th- 21st , 22nd-28th

July 29th – August 4th

August 5th-11th , 12th-18th , 19th -25th.

Amazon.com Gift Card Winner will be drawn August 26th

Submit Your Tally Sheet Here

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Also all you parents do not forget about out Parenting Book Club. We will discuss this months book next Saturday June 18th live on our Facebook page at 8pm EST , and the questions will be posted in the book club post for all to review and add comment to ( if you aren’t on Facebook) later that evening. Want to know what we are reading? Check out our Parenting Book Club here.

Summer Reading Challenge 2011- Read & Win

Summer is here and it’s time to celebrate with some good books.  Last year we started a tradition of Summer Reading with our kids. This year we are counting up how many books we as a community can read, because reading is rad !  I will post reminders to fill in your tally sheet and at the end of the summer  ( August 26th)you will automatically be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card from amazon.com so you can buy more books to share with your kids.

You may enter one tally sheet per week per household , read more books, get more chances to win! The tally sheet is your contest entry as well more than one entry per week per email will be discarded. The prize is fun but we all win when we  read with our kids.

I will be posting reminders every Saturday. The tally sheet weeks are as follows please only submit once per week period :

June 3-9th , 10th -16th , 17th- 23rd , 24th-30th

July 1st-7th , 8th-14th, 15th- 21st , 22nd-28th

July 29th – August 4th

August 5th-11th , 12th-18th , 19th -25th.

The winner will be drawn on the 26th of August.

So simple . So Important . So rad!

Fill Out Your Tally Sheet

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