Resources for Parents & OST Providers
We're always looking for new, interesting resources for parents and educators from community members, partners, and other organizations across the country. Check back regularly and we'll let you know what new things we've learned that can help you inspire a love of reading and learning.
Resources for Parents
National Summer Learning Week (NSLW)
LOU Reads is proud to sponsor Lafayette-Oxford-University's programming for National Summer Learning Week--a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping kids learning over the summer. Click the link below to access materials and guides for 2020 programming.
Looking for free books? Unite For Literacy offers free children's ebooks on their website with narration in many different languages, including spanish. Click the button below to view their large library of free books!
Summer Camps and Educational Programs
Looking for a fun program for your child to enroll in over the summer? Click on the picture to check out our list of summer learning opportunities!
Reading is important at every age! Check out these great materials from Read Aloud to learn more about how you can set your child up for success from their earliest years.
Mississppi Department of Education Resources
Resources for OST Providers
The Mississippi Department of Education website is another great place you can find help! These two publications hold a few of the great tips you can get from MDE. Click here for more!
Free, curated family resources to keep kids engaged! Filled with ways to find teachable moments at home (plus plenty of fun!) it's a tool we've been creating for parents to help navigate their days — something you've been doing all along.