The Kansas Literacy Festival is a three-day-long community event that uses art as a catalyst to inspire a lifelong love of reading. The festival provides literacy enrichment to Kansas Youth through targeted programs, events, and activities that encourage early learning, family engagement, and access to books.
80% of a child's brain is formed between birth and age 3.
More than 1 in 3 American children start kindergarten without the skills they need to learn to read.
Reading, rhyming, singing, and talking influences literacy and language development.