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Ready4K Text Messages

WAKE Up and Read is partnering with Ready4K, a free, research-based text messaging program to support school readiness for families with children between the ages of three to kindergarten. The program sends three weekly cell phone texts to families to give them simple tips and easy, specific actions related to developing early literacy skills. The research behind Ready4K shows that participating can increase children’s learning by 2-3 months.


For English Text Messages

· if the child is 3 years old text R4K WC3 to 70138

· if the child is 4 years old text R4K WC4 to 70138

· if the child is in Kindergarten text R4K WC5 to 70138

For more information or to see options for non-English speaking families, go to