Family Literacy Day, held annually on January 27th, first started in the year 1999 about 21 years back to celebrate adults and children reading and learning together, and to encourage families to spend at least 20 minutes a day enjoying a learning activity together.
It’s a way to inculcate and inform student, children and families that you are not too busy to take 20 minutes out of your life, so try to be there for your kids, ready, learn and enjoy with each other being the goal of Family literacy day.
Every year, to make sure the day of family literacy is taken seriously, tens of events and activities are coordinated by schools, literacy providers, colleges, libraries and community groups across the country.
With the aim of changing the thought process and indicating belongingness, Family literacy day encourages organisations, schools, libraries and community groups to celebrate this event as joyfully as they can.
So let’s take a look at when, where and what is family literacy day all about:
When is family literacy day celebrated?
Family literacy day will be celebrated all across the nation tomorrow, on January 27th. It is the date to savour your relationships with your kids and loved ones.
The theme for family literacy day is:
For Family Literacy Day 2021, the theme is “Travel the world together,” which encourages families to use their imagination to explore the world and spend time with your special ones as much as possible.
Quotes and messages for WhatsApp on family literacy day
- Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
- Books are a uniquely portable magic
- Love for reading never dies but it spreads all over
- The early literacy success comes when parent involves in it!
- You are not too old to start reading. Your book does not know your age!
— Shelby Smith (@shelbyjdsmith) January 26, 2021
- Cope up with the new digital world with the literacy. Read books, gain knowledge!
- A man may die, but his words will remain forever in his books.
- Imagination can do great things with children. But to get imagination, they must read books.
#DYK: 57% of kids who are frequent readers have parents who read books 5 to 7 days a week. Why not read a book
together this Family Literacy Day? #FLD2021 #FamilyLiteracyDay @StGregoryHCDSB @abclifeliteracy #StGregoryReads pic.twitter.com/XUDI37mrU8
— Mrs. Julien-Sullivan (@amusebook) January 26, 2021