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Thurston Woods Reading Buddies

  • Thurston Woods Elementary School 5966 North 35th Street Milwaukee, WI, 53209 United States (map)

PURPOSE The Reading Buddies project is to grow the students’ confidence in reading and in their ability to lead, the program will allow your child to partner with an older child who is supportive and a great example of an “expert” reader (as they say in elementary school).  Artwork will be created to decorate the cafeteria at a senior center. It’s also fun, creative, and playful.

IMPACT  Your work at Reading Buddies will create a cheerful artwork to brighten an elderly Milwaukee resident’s day. As a token of gratitude, TOAM offers a book to each Thurston Woods reading buddy. By partnering with a school community and donating artwork, you and your child will help grow relationships across multiple neighborhoods.

**The March event will include cooking with food including nuts and dairy.**


CANCELLATIONS: We cap the event at 15 families so we can have a 1:1 ratio for the 15 students who volunteer their time with us. We understand that illness and emergencies can happen but if you cannot make it, please let us know as soon as possible so we can find a replacement. Email in case of a cancellation. 

PARTICIPANT CAP: 15 families +waitlist

AGES 8 and younger

COST none

Earlier Event: February 11
Musical Playdate at Gigi's Playhouse
Later Event: March 11
Musical Playdate at Gigi's Playhouse