The R.E.D. Zone Give Me 20 Reading Challenge

To encourage early readers, each spring and fall we offer the Give Me 20 Challenge to our teachers and parents. The goal of the challenge is to build reading-readiness skills and develop an at-home reading routine over an eight-week period. The challenge is open to anyone who has a preschooler-it can be done individually or in the classroom-no restrictions.


New to Give Me Twenty? Not a problem. Here is a crash course on how the challenge works:
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Read Your Heart Out

Read to your class or children for at least twenty minutes per day, five days a week during the eight weeks of the challenge.

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Get Activities

Print out and use our fun reading activities to reinforce story themes and keep track of how much reading is completed each day.

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Celebrate Success

At the end of the challenge, enter for the chance to win one of fifty prize packs.


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Dates: March 6 – April 28, 2017
Strictly No Elephants, written by Lisa Mantchev and illustrated by Taeeun Yoo is the featured partner for the spring challenge. Read this book and more to your class or child(ren) twenty minutes a day, five days per week during the eight-week challenge, and you'll be entered for a chance to win one of fifty prize packs that includes a copy of Strictly No Elephants, an elephant plush and a Pizza Hut gift card. Official Rules.