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Join the Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge Kit

It's no secret that at Sonlight, we love books! But reading doesn't have to stop when the school year ends! Our printable Summer Reading Challenge Kit is filled with reading activities that will keep your child engaged with books all summer long. And as an added bonus, every child who participates in the Summer Reading Challenge will receive a free Sonlight t-shirt and a chance to win a coupon for $50 off any Sonlight purchase. The Summer Reading Challenge has begun! Ready. Set. Read!

GET MY FREE KIT

Your Summer Reading Challenge Kit includes:

  • 2 NEW Summer Reading Trackers - In addition to the #sonlightstack book tracker, now you can choose to track the books you read this summer either "inch-by-inch" or "scoop-by-scoop."
  • Punch cards, genre charts, and reading logs - Track your progress whatever ways your kids love best.
  • Reading Bingo - Add variety to your summer reading and see who can fill out the Bingo card first.
  • Book vs. Movie - Center family movie nights around the books you’re enjoying with discussion questions and a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast a movie with the book it's based on.
  • Templates for bookmarks and bookplates - Shower love on the books in your home library with these papercrafts.
  • Book Bracket and Book Awards - Get your kids talking about books by choosing the best of the best with these printables and directions and SO much more!
Sonlight's FREE Summer Reading Challenge Kit - Printable Reading Chart, Poster, and ActivitiesSonlight's FREE Summer Reading Challenge Kit - Printable Reading Chart, Poster, and Activities

BONUS: Get a free t-shirt and a chance to win $50!

Everyone who participates is a winner! 

Every child who particpates in the Summer Reading Challenge will receive a free t-shirt and a chance to win a coupon for $50 off any Sonlight purchase.*

Joining the challenge is easy!

  1. PRINT. Choose one of the trackers in the Summer Reading Challenge Kit. There are three different designs to choose from!
  2. TRACK. Use one of the trackers to keep a record of all the books your child reads this summer! 
  3. ENTER. Take a photo of your child's completed Book Tracker and email the photo to us by August 31 for your free t-shirt and a chance to win $50!

Download your Summer Reading Challenge Kit for complete instructions.

Ready. Set. READ!

*The Summer Reading Challenge runs from June 1 through August 31, 2024. No purchase is necessary to enter. Download Sonlight's free Sonlight Reading Challenge Kit at sonlight.com/challenge. Complete one of the Book Trackers included in your kit and submit a photo of your Book Tracker to submissions@sonlight.com by August 31, 2024, to enter the contest. Contest open to mailing addresses in the contiguous US only. All valid entries will receive a coupon to redeem their free t-shirt on/around Sept 15, 2024. The cost of shipping the free t-shirt is not included. Every valid entry will also be entered for a chance to win one of three $50 coupons good toward any Sonlight purchase. Coupons are not transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

Free Summer Reading Poster from SonlightFree Summer Reading Poster from Sonlight
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June - August 2022

2022 Summer Reading Contest

Challenge your readers to a fun summer reading contest—and enter to win a FREE Sonlight t-shirt to celebrate your accomplishment!*

How does it work?

  1. Enter your email below to download the FREE Summer Reading Challenge Kit and Summer Reading Chart.
  2. Read great books (we suggest Sonlight Summer Readers) and record them in the Reading Challenge Chart (located at the end of the Summer Reading Challenge Kit PDF)
  3. Once you've completed the Summer Reading Chart, snap a picture with your completed chart and books. Share the photo on your favorite social media channel with hashtags #sonlightstories and #sonlightreadingchallenge and win a free Sonlight t-shirt!* We'll send you an email to remind you of the directions for winning a free t-shirt before the contest closes.

ENTER TO WIN

*No purchase is necessary to enter. Download Sonlight's free Sonlight Reading Challenge Kit at sonlight.com/challenge. Complete the included Summer Reading Chart and share your entry via your favorite social media outlet with hashtags #sonlightstories and #sonlightreadingchallenge. Be sure to tag us (@sonlightcurriculum and @sonlight). All entries must be received by Aug 31, 2022. Contest open to Contiguous US mailing addresses only. All qualifying entries will receive a coupon to redeem their free t-shirt on/around Sept 15, 2022. The cost of shipping the free t-shirt is not included.

Need help choosing great books?

Shop Sonlight Summer ReadersShop Sonlight Summer Readers

We want children to read good books. There’s no need to settle for the fluff in today's best-selling children's books though—you can provide your children with thoughtful, age-appropriate literature that’s both edifying and fun! And we've done the work for you!

With Sonlight Summer Readers, you'll find age-appropriate books for elementary, middle, and high school students, for both boys and girls. Purchase these carefully vetted Summer Readers to enjoy yourself now or save for your children to grow into later. Shop Summer Readers. Be sure to check out our Ultimate Summer Reading list of more than 250 titles recommended by Sonlight families too!

Sonlight's Summer Reading Challenge KitSonlight's Summer Reading Challenge Kit

Download your Summer Reading Challenge Kit for summer or any time of the year!

When you combine these printables and suggested activities with great books, suddenly reading isn’t a chore or an assignment. It’s a pleasure to savor and a vehicle for cherished family memories.