The Purdue University North Central Education students will celebrate Read Across America by offering a number of fun activities to celebrate reading on Feb. 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Westville Public Library, 153 West Main St, in Westville.
Read Across America is a national activity, promoted by the National Education Association, in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Similar reading events will take place across the country.
PNC students in the Teachers Networking Together student organization will host age-appropriate activities for children two to 12 years old in a casual environment that promotes reading. Youngsters and must be accompanied by an adult. All are welcome to come to the library any time during the event and stay for as long as they like.
Activities will include making an Oobleck, a gooey green substance that gets its name from the Dr. Seuss book “Bartholomew and the Oobleck” where Oobleck, fell from the sky and wreaked havoc in the kingdom. PNC students will read at least two books an hour to the youngsters and activities will include hats, lorax shapes and much more.