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chuck e cheeseChuck E. Cheese is a favorite place for many kids! Games, pizza, tokens, music, dancing, prizes are just a few of the many things making kids want to be there! Chuck E. Cheese has recently partnered with Harper Collins Publishing to promote special reading events in the store!
I had the opportunity to bring my 2 little nephews to one of these events, and they really enjoyed the whole experience! We were greeted by Chuck E. Cheese when we got there, and the boys were able to sit down and listen to Danny and the Dinosaur presented by a team member along with Chuck E. Cheese. They also had coloring activities and special treats for each child there! We finished out the afternoon with some delicious pizza and a lot of fun games for the kids!
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I love any activity that encourages kids to read, and I think it’s awesome that a place like Chuck E. Cheese that attracts so many families with young kids will promote books, learning, and reading. These “Read With Chuck E. Cheese” events will take place every Tuesday in May and June and begin at 11 am and 6 pm.
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The book chosen by HarperCollins for May is Danny and the Dinosaur, the story of a boy

who meets a prehistoric playmate in a museum. The dinosaur comes to life and the two

friends encounter extraordinary adventures together. In June, the featured book is A Green Green Garden.

Little Critter and his family plant and grow their own fruits and vegetables to prepare a delicious dinner. These books are both from the “I Can Read” series.
Chuck E. Cheese also has an incentive for young readers to keep track of their reading to earn 5 tokens at their visit. These forms can be  downloaded from chuckecheese.com/activities. Once you complete the calendar, you can redeem your prize at your local store.

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Make sure you take advantage of this special opportunity at your local Chuck E. Cheese. Your kids will have a blast and also have the chance to hear a great story. I am also excited to be offering both books to 2 lucky readers!
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  • trixx
    May 29, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    My daughter loves going to Chuck E Cheese and if they can encourage kids to read more… that is awesome!

  • Lisa L
    May 29, 2015 at 7:40 pm

    I think it’s great that they are trying to help get kids to read more!

  • Corey Olomon
    May 29, 2015 at 6:11 pm

    That it encourages a fun way to get the kids to read!

  • Holly Caulfield
    May 29, 2015 at 4:56 pm

    I know a few reluctant readers who will be highly motivated by this event.

  • stephanie
    May 29, 2015 at 3:54 pm

    I love how it promotes reading anywhere, not just at a library or at home but that you can read anywhere!

  • Maureen
    May 29, 2015 at 3:16 pm

    I have three young children and literacy is so important during the early years. I think it is great that a high profile company is setting this example.

  • liz l
    May 29, 2015 at 1:58 pm

    One stop shop- learning and play

  • Tandi Cortez-Rios
    May 29, 2015 at 9:32 am

    I think the reading events at Chuck E Cheese is great idea! Any way to further a child’s success with learning is always great!

  • stephanie girard
    May 29, 2015 at 8:45 am

    I had no idea that they offer anything like this! I hope they replace some of their prizes that you can get with tickets to books!

  • Marcia Goss
    May 29, 2015 at 8:30 am

    I like a company that encourages kids to read and makes it fun!

  • Fiona N
    May 28, 2015 at 10:19 pm

    I love this idea because for me books are the great friends for kids!
    Thank You for the chance

  • Lisa
    May 28, 2015 at 11:07 am

    Reading at Chuck E. Cheese is a great idea for a bunch of reasons. Mostly because anything that encourages kids to read or exposes little ones to books and the fun of reading or being read to is awesome.

  • Audra watts
    May 26, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    I think it’s a great idea to get kids to read more

  • Marilyn Nawara
    May 25, 2015 at 11:15 am

    I like that it makes reading fun

  • Vera Wilson
    May 24, 2015 at 10:36 am

    It lets children know that reading can be fun. That is something that needs to be encouraged.

  • Amanda Alvarado
    May 20, 2015 at 11:36 pm

    I like that the kids are learning but still getting to have fun!

  • Wehaf
    May 20, 2015 at 7:55 pm

    I love that a company like Chuck E Cheese is helping to make reading fun!

  • Lauren
    May 20, 2015 at 11:35 am

    I like making reading fun for kids.

  • Kimberly
    May 20, 2015 at 3:54 am

    I think it could be fun. I”m not sure how well my toddler would focus on books with all of the flashing lights and games though lol.

  • Nannypanpan
    May 19, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    Good idea, anything that encourages reading is good for kids

  • Nancy
    May 19, 2015 at 11:02 am

    I love that they are promoting reading. Everywhere is a great place to read!

  • Patricia
    May 18, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    I like that idea, especially if it motivated to read.

  • Katie Bellamy
    May 17, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    Anything that promotes reading is a good thing!!

  • Rebecca Parsons
    May 17, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    It is already an environment that kids love and this can make them more interested and happy to read, if it is associated with fun.

  • Stephanie
    May 17, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    sounds like a awesome program

  • Angela W
    May 17, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    Awesome idea especially when you associate learning with having fun.

  • Samantha C.
    May 16, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    My kids like going there and the reading would be an added bonus.

  • Krista
    May 16, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    I love reading events anywhere!

  • ken ohl
    May 16, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    because it is a fun place for kids and they can associate reading with fun also great idea

  • Kimberly Bauer
    May 16, 2015 at 11:40 am

    I love that the kids can have fun but still learn at the same time.

  • Candie L
    May 16, 2015 at 10:50 am

    I am always excited of large companies supporting the future of todays youth. Thank you