Red Nose Readers

The Red Nose Readers Program promotes literacy and anti-bullying by inviting a certified member to read book to students and transform into a friendly clown right in front of their eyes.

It is our hope that this experience will: prevent children from forming a fear of clowns, show them that it’s okay to be different and creative, and encourage a love of reading.

Exposure to a real clown early in a child’s life gives them the understanding that there is an actual person underneath the makeup. That awareness and sensitivity to a person’s feelings makes them think twice about judging by appearances and being a bully.

The classroom visit will begin with the Red Nose Reader reading a picture book to the students, followed by a quick transformation with makeup and red nose to turn the reader into their clown character while they give an anti-bullying message. It concludes with answering questions from the class.

Students go home with a coloring sheet and instructions to talk to their family about the clown’s visit.

For more information on Red Nose Readers:

Email: pricilla@mooseburger.com

Phone: 320-963-6277

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