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Celebrating National Simultaneous Storytime 2023

National Simultaneous Storytime is in its 23rd big year! On this special day, students and teachers all read the same book, fostering a sense of community and excitement around reading. It's the perfect way to get your kids excited about books and learning!

 

Almost 2.2 million readers participated last year and once again, you can extend the fun beyond the book with Learn From Play book activities below!

As the official book activity provider since 2021 we are delighted to be partnered again with Scholastic and the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). 

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Free Book Activities

The Speedy Sloth - Easy Sudoku
The Speedy Sloth - Easy Sudoku
The Speedy Sloth - Book Cover Puzzle
The Speedy Sloth - Book Cover Puzzle
The Speedy Sloth - Colour by Number
The Speedy Sloth - Colour by Number
The Speedy Sloth - Card Game
The Speedy Sloth - Card Game

About The Speedy Sloth

The Speedy Sloth is a written by Rebecca Young and beautifully illustrated by Heath McKenzie.

NSS Promo Slide

It was finally time for the event of the year, Spike couldn’t believe it—THE GREAT RACE was here! The other sloths said it couldn’t be done, but Spike didn’t care, she was ready to run. This inspiring story celebrates all winners ... especially those who don’t come first.

Don't forget to mark your calendar with NSS 2022 taking place this year on Wednesday 24 May 2023 at 11:00 am. Whether you’re in a classroom or at home, National Simultaneous Storytime is a great way to get involved in the community of readers around Australia. 

NOTE: LearnFromPlay.com requires a separate login to your ALIA membership. If you experience sign-up difficulties due to server load, simply pop your details in our linked form and we will process your request manually! Thank you for your patience. 

Premium Book Activities

The Speedy Sloth - Word Circle
The Speedy Sloth - Word Circle
The Speedy Sloth - Spike Sloth Mask
The Speedy Sloth - Spike Sloth Mask
The Speedy Sloth - Speed Graph
The Speedy Sloth - Speed Graph
The Speedy Sloth - Sloth Geometry
The Speedy Sloth - Sloth Geometry
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