Born Learning

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

Many more ideas about how to encourage language, literacy, and math skills are offered through a website called “Born Learning,” (, part of a national public awareness campaign of United Way of America and the Ad Council. Born Learning promotes the idea that “Every moment is a teaching moment in the life of a child.” To receive a Fun Activity Guide, in English or Spanish, from United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, call 866-677-4558.