Posted on May 27th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

During this story time, Executive Director Kelsey and tiny therapy dog Pipsqueak share a story about loneliness called “Incredibly Lonely, That’s Me” by Ben Keckler. Thank you Ben for letting us share your wonderful book. Our Wednesday Paws to Read Story Times are for our friends at Brooke’s Place and for anyone experiencing grief.

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 22nd, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

This Friday’s Paws to Read Story Time is with Paws & Think therapy dogs Charlie and Colt and their handler, Amanda. Amanda reads “The Ninjabread Man” by C.J. Leigh.

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 20th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

During this story time, Kathy and her crew share a book about kindness. Her new puppy Skipper shows us some of his puppy antics as he learns to sit quietly during story time. Her other dogs make cameos as well. Our Wednesday Paws to Read Story Times are for our friends at Brooke’s Place and for anyone experiencing grief.

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 18th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

Happy Monday! It’s time for another Paws to Read Story Time video. Paws & Think therapy team Lora & Annie read with us again, sharing the book “Pig the Stinker” by Aaron Blabey.

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 15th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

This Friday’s Paws to Read Story Time is with Paws & Think therapy dog Tank and his handler, Claire. They read “Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson, a Scholastic book.

You can also check out the bloopers from the making of this video here.

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 13th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

Join us for another Paws to Read Story Time with Paws & Think therapy dog Hero and his handler, Tiffany. Our Wednesday story times are for our friends at Brooke’s Place and for anyone else experiencing grief.

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 11th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

It’s time for Paws to Read story time! Paws & Think therapy dog Annie and her handler Lora read the adorable book “Pig the Pug.”

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 8th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

Enjoy this playful “interview” with a therapy dog. Raygan is the host of this morning show where she interviews Clyde and shares a story with us. Raygan and Clyde volunteer together with our Paws to Read program.

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 6th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

Join us for another Paws to Read story time with Paws & Think therapy dog Finn and his handler Kathi. Our Wednesday story times are for our friends at Brooke’s Place and for anyone else experiencing grief.

Join us for future Paws to Read Story Times with Paws & Think therapy dogs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10am. You can watch these story time videos on our Facebook page and our YouTube page. To support more online story telling from Paws & Think, please consider donating at www.pawsandthink.org/donate


Posted on May 5th, 2020 in Paws to Read Story Time | No Comments »

Thanks to your generous donations, we are able to run the Paws & Think Paws to Read Program in 10 schools and 15 public libraries in and around Indianapolis this school year. We served 78 students on a regular basis in our school programs and roughly 1600 children in our library programs. Our Paws to Read Program has a significant impact on the youth who participate in it.

Last year, Paws & Think therapy team Jean and Feathers volunteered on a weekly basis at IPS 46, Daniel Webster Elementary. One of the students they worked with was a selective mute who was very distrusting of strangers. On Jean and Feathers’ first day, the student wouldn’t come more than a few steps into the room. She stood at the door and Jean read a story to Feathers while the student listened from across the room. Each week, the student ventured further into the room until she eventually sat next to Jean and Feathers to read bits and pieces of a book. Even though she had a teaching aid with her throughout the entire process, she was able to gain enough confidence to practice reading out loud by the end of the school year. That student ended up growing three reading levels from the beginning to the end of the year.

Although we’ve had to change our programs due to Covid-19, we are still providing support for these schools and story times three days a week. We need your help to continue this programming. Please donate today for #givingtuesdaynow and help a kid fall in love with reading. pawsandthink.org/donate


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