Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 11 A.M.-6 P.M.
(school calendar year)
Coping Skills Toward Environmental Stress
Brain Development Forums
“Hold My Hand” Reading Program
Guided reading support
Reading Kingdoms will be open to adults and students within the community.
The facts based on neuroscience.
• The first five years matter and last a lifetime
• Good nutrition, health, and exercise are critical
• Children are born ready to learn
• The best learning happens in nurturing relationships
• The brain develops through use
• Children’s well-being is critical to brain development and learning
• Children learn through being engaged and doing
• Children learn from watching and copying
• Children’s self-control is critical for learning, responsibility and relationships
• Children learn language by listening to it and using it
• Children are born ready to use and learn mathematics
Authored by Pam Winter, Ph.D., Early Childhood Services, Department of Education and Children’s Services,
Reading Kingdoms will create a homelike environment in the vicinity of struggling schools, for children to read/read with support. It will sensitize parents and caregivers about the critical nature of brain development and the destructive effects of toxic stress. Reading Kingdoms will promote building healthy brains for success in school and beyond.
Reading Kingdoms will Nurture, Teach and Build to transform communities.