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Home Based Arts Usa Inc

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Children's Museums, Children & Youth, Education, History Museums, Literacy, Remedial Reading & Encouragement, Youth Development Programs

Mission: CHILDREN'S HISTORICAL PUBLISHING LEARNING ACTIVITY BOOKS When students and parents choose a Learning Activity Book from Children’s Historical Publishing they are preparing to R – READ E – ENJOY A – ANALYZE and D – DISCUSS Sample Printable Page Topics of interest for all ages and in a variety of subjects!! Children’s Historical Publishing has chosen to enhance subjects through visual and written mediums that meet the needs of children in all of our elementary classrooms. Whether it’s reading about local and statewide heroes and places or scanning aeronautical information on space history, children are learning and using skills needed to demonstrate their understanding of interesting topics! LEARNING ACTIVITY BOOKS “LABS” Each LAB creates opportunities for all students to learn no matter what their learning styles or teachers’ instructional styles. It is the purpose of our activity books to reach all levels of readers and provide a beginning point of interest that can lead to extensive research for oral and written communication on topics of interest relating to local, state and national standards CHILDREN'S HISTORICAL PUBLISHING & Topics Our Learning Activity Books provide opportunities for teachers, parents and students to read and enjoy topics on: Local History Regional and state history Space (Aeronautics) & history Significant people in local, state and national history Economic impact on local and national regions Impact of inventions on the world Historical impact of selected American cultures CHILDREN'S HISTORICAL PUBLISHING & EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS Anyone preparing materials for students today knows that they must meet the needs for students to achieve “proficient or above” in reading fiction and non-fiction materials. Children’s Historical Publishing provides in each book opportunities to enhance vocabulary, read for comprehension, use higher level thinking skills, and promote research and written communication as written in instructional guides and lesson plans. There are over 23 books to choose from. 400,000 have been donated to schools throughout Western Ohio.

Target demographics: aid the students with broder thinking skillsand more nformation about there surroundings and how to function comfortably in our society.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 20,000 books are distrubted on average yearly.

Geographic areas served: Ohio

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Rating: 5

Home Based Arts is a wonderful organization that provides creative and innovative activity books for school children. Many af the books have nationwide appeal and the remainder are written to recognize local heroes and organizations. The books are professionally done and contain some thought provoking and relavent information for our school children. They often pick up where the school leave off and bring some valuable information to the schools.

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Rating: 5

My company foundation has helped fund Home Based Arts since 2006. Their expertise in creating activity books and learning guides continues to grow every year. Not only do they provide supplemental educational programs and materials for our youth, but the subject matter is often local to our commuinity and diverse. Their expertise spans from the Underground Railroad to the Negro Baseball League to the Dayton Ballet and Charles Kettering. My company, along with many others, share a passion for education and finding new and exciting ways to get our students interested in history and the Dayton region. Home Based Arts shares this passion by providing the needed materials and creativity.