Starting at Pre-Kindergarten screening in Dansville, students will receive their first Rinker's Readers book within a Literacy Kit/Book Bundle.
The 2018-2019 Pre K students received the following Literacy Kit at their screening:
Contents:Bear Counts by Karma Wilson, play doh and a counting mat, a bear counting game with clothespins, a matching activity, and an awesome tote bag!
The 2017-2018 Pre K students received the following Literacy Kit at their screening:
Contents:Brown Bear Brown Bear by Bill Martin, 8 pack of crayons, mini animals coloring book, a heads and tails matching game, and an animal/word match up.
The 2016-2017 Pre-K students received the following Literacy Kit at their pre-screening:
Contents:Ten Black Dots by Donald Crews, 8 pack of crayons, bound numbers 1-10 counting/coloring book, an envelope with 10 small and 10 large black dots to use with small 1-10 counting book.
Here are some pictures of our very first Literacy Kit distribution, May 2016, to incoming Pre K kiddos at their screening.
Channel 13 came to get footage of this awesome moment for Rinker's Readers:
Special thanks to Debbie Betts for volunteering her time to distribute the kits and to all of the Pre K teachers for their hard work and support, allowing Rinker's Readers to partner up on screening day!
BOOK BUNDLES at WIC Clinic
We offer two different types of Book Bundles to qualifying children who receive services through Dansville's monthly WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) clinic.
Baby Bundle (ages newborn-24 months):
Three fun and engaging books (sensory)
0-24 Month Infographic
Booklist Brochure (courtesy of )
Toddler Bundle (ages 2-4):
Three fun and engaging books (ABC/shapes/colors)
Pre-K Books (ages 5+):
We have a selection of books available for children aged 4+. When they come to clinic they may choose two books to take home with them!
Mama to Be Books: Any pregnant moms that come to WIC clinic receive a special book perfect for a newborn, to help them start building their little bundle's library at home!
We also offer children's books in Spanish!
PERSONALIZED READING LISTS & 1 FREE BOOK!
Not sure what books to purchase for your child? We can create a personalized reading list based on your child's interests and age. We will mail the list to you along with one free book to suit your child's needs.
Here is an example:
Age: 3, Interests: coloring, playdoh, Curious George
Recommended Reading List:
-Numbers, Colors, Shapes (board book)
-The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (board book)
-Fish Eyes by Lois Ehlert
-My First Colors, Let's Learn Them All! (board book)
-PlayDoh: Making Shapes with Monkey (board book)
-Curious George's ABCs by H.A. Rey (board book)
-Curious George: Shapes by H.A. Rey (pull tab board book)
Baby Shower Gift Basket
Are you heading to a Baby Shower in the near future?Has there been the birth of a baby in your family or for a close friend? There is no better gift, for the child AND the parents, than the gift of literacy.
Rinker's Readers would love to make a Baby Book Basket for the arrival of a little one in your life! All books included are classic board books and perfect for infants. We also include a sensory taggie blanket and literacy information for parents. Please contact us by commenting or emailing () if you are interested! All we ask is for a small donation of an amount you are comfortable with!
We can do an easy pickup/drop off of the basket at Dansville CSD!
Remember, Opening Books Opens Doors!