Newark Pre-K Holiday Reading Challenge

December 24th, 2020 thru January 3rd, 2021

Read for 20 minutes a day to win

  • Post pictures and videos of your child reading and tag us! Instagram: #newarkprekreads
    Picture or video with the most likes will receive a special prize!
  • Complete Reading Logs and submit them no later than January 3rd, 2021. The student and site with the most reading log hours will win a prize.
  • Contact your local Pre-K program for more information or email:

Challenge Rules

  • Students will read or be read to for 20 minutes or more each day.
    Families will document on a Reading Log the book read and minutes read.
  • Logs can be completed electronically or hard copy. The winning school/center will be the one with the MOST READING MINUTES PER ENROLLED PRE-K CHILD.
  • Extra Credit/Bonus: Families should post videos and pictures of students reading and should tag the Office of Early Childhood on Instagram @NewarkPrek using the hashtag #NewarkPreKReads. The top post with the most likes will receive a grand prize. There will also be prizes for 2nd and 3rd place winners.
  • The school with the highest average of most minutes read per enrolled child will receive a bag filled with school supplies/arts & craft for each pre-k teacher on site. Our winning site for the 2019-2020 school year was Rainbowland Learning Center II.
  • Families must submit logs to their child's school by January 3rd, 2021.

Download the Reading Challenge Flyer

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Newark Pre-K Desafío de Lectura de Vacaciones 2020-2021
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Newark Pre-K Holiday Reading Challenge SY 2020-2021
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Congratuations to the 2019-2020 Winner!

Mercedes Josephine
Mercedes Josephine
Rainbowland I