Kohl's is offering yet another reason to get kids reading this summer with their Kohl's Cares for Kids program. Kohl’s is featuring three books by award winning children's author Steve Jenkins - “Actual Size,” “Biggest, Strongest, Fastest” and Caldecott-award-winning “What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?” along with coordinating plush toys for only $5 each! The books are available now through September 26 in Kohl’s stores and at Kohls.com.
My son and I had the opportunity to read Biggest, Strongest, Fastest and What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? Both books are hardcover, beautifully illustrated and are full of fun, amazing facts about different kinds of animals. The plush lizard that they sent us is also adorable and a big hit! The great thing about the Kohl's Cares for Kid's program is that 100 percent of the net profit from sales of the books and plush toys benefits children’s health and education initiatives nationwide. Here are a few other beneficial ways to use the books:
· Great Gifts for Teachers – Instead of the typical “apple for the teacher,” why not give a gift they can share with their students again and again? Steve Jenkins books make great again and again? Steve Jenkins books make great classroom gifts for teachers. Parents can feel good about giving these books because 100 percent of the net profits go to children’s health and education initiatives nationwide.
· Read it! See it! Learn it! – Get your budding scientists ready for a day of learning! Start the day by reading one of the Steve Jenkins books currently featured in the Kohl’s Cares for Kids® program. Then make the lessons come alive with a trip to you local zoo or aquarium. Learning together is a great way to beat the dog days of summer and get ready for school.
· Affordable Gifts that Give Back – Kohl’s Cares for Kids® books and plush offer an incredible value to families looking to stretch their budgets. At just $5 each, the books “Actual Size,” “Biggest, Strongest, Fastest” and “What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?” by award-winning author Steven Jenkins and their coordinating plush toys are affordable and educational toys you can feel good about buying, since 100 percent of the net profits go to children’s health and education initiatives.
· Teachable Moments at Home – Parents who home school their kids can use Steve Jenkins books, now featured in the Kohl’s Cares for Kids® program, to help spark an interest in science. After reading these books, parents can engage their children in activities such as going to the zoo or aquarium or even going on a bug hunt in the backyard to reinforce the fun facts they just read.
· Babysitters Club/Adventures in Babysitting – Baby sitters can build a “babysitter’s survival kit” with Steve Jenkins books and plush toys and buy themselves hours of quality entertainment for as little as $5! Plus they’ll feel good knowing that they don’t need spend a fortune to keep kids entertained.
Find these books at your local Kohl's or online at Kohls.com and sneak some summer reading into your schedule!
WANT TO WIN? There will be three winners. Each winner will receive a reading set of the two books we read (above) and a plush lizard. To enter, leave a comment on this post prior to Tuesday, August 11th at Midnight. Please include your email address with your comment. Winners must provide a US mailing address.