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The Build A Zoo Reading Program is the perfect way to motivate reluctant readers, as well as engage and delight frequent readers alike. Kids love Fitness Finders® animal charms! Now, they can “build their own Zoo” by earning animal charms for achieving weekly reading goals.

YOU choose a Reading Goal for students. It could be 20 minutes/day; 100 minutes/week; 100 pages/week – whatever you decide. (Research tells us that students who read 20 minutes/day are likely to score better than 90% of their peers on standardized tests!)

Each week they meet their Reading Goal, STUDENTS choose an animal charm for their “Zoo!”

With the Build A Zoo Bundle, you get a fun variety of animal charms packaged in a Micro Tote. Buy 2 or more Build A Zoo Bundles – and save even more!

Your readers (or Zoo Keepers!) will love to organize and display their Zoos with our Beaded Chains or LaceLink™ Lanyards.

Looking for more Book Charms and Reading Awards to add excitement to your classroom, library, or schoolwide or reading program? Check out all our Reading Awards here.

Build A Zoo Zookeeper Cards

“Build A Zoo” Zookeeper Cards make it fun and easy for students to keep track of how many minutes they read. Each time a student reads for a set amount of time you determine, they get to color (or check off) an animal on their Zookeeper Card. When all the animals have been colored (or checked), the student gets to choose an animal charm for their Zoo. Click here to download a FREE, printable PDF of our Zookeeper Cards and get your students wild about reading.

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