New program provides reading assistance in a fun,
Center is now offering "Eat Your Words," a class
specifically designed for Kindergarten through second graders who are
struggling with reading. The class, which will be held Mondays from 4-4:50 p.m., is designed to join books and
recipes, allowing for increased reading ability, creativity and exploration.
With "Eat Your Words," kids are read food-related books and
encouraged to take turns reading. When the story ends, class members head to
the City Center's
kitchen to mix the related recipe's ingredients. One book selection, titled Mrs.
Hippo's Pizza Parlor, allows children to practice reading before making pizza-
a common kid favorite- and savoring their creation at the end of class.
"The ‘Eat Your Words'
program is truly a unique and innovative way to get kids into reading," said councilmember
Laurie Ender. "The staff sees great improvement in the students with each
The Newhall Community
Center is located at 22421
For more information on "Eat Your Words" and other Community
Center programs and classes, visit www.santa-clarita.com.