Looking for a community tie-in? Traffic-building themed events can be designed around all kinds of popular ideas.
Houghton Mifflin offers a wide range of resources, including event kits and costumes for children and suggestions for events for all ages.
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Examples of successful authorless event materials include:
Costume Characters Available
||Curious George Party Kit
Activities and materials for 20 children ages 3 and up
The Polar Express Party Kit
Includes activities and materials for 25 children ages 3 and up
Princess Party Kit
How to Be a Princess in 7 Days or Less! Includes planning guide with 6 different activities, paper crowns, and more for 24 children
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids
Features include fingerprinting, a birthday finder, puzzles, and more
To reserve a costume call Costume Specialists at 1-800-596-9357.
Houghton Mifflin characters include Curious George, The Man with the Yellow Hat, George and Martha, Tacky the Penguin, Lyle Crocodile, and Rotten Ralph.
American Heritage® Team Spelling Bee
Recommended partnerships for in-store events include:
Planet Dog (A Doglopedia) Benefits
Create a contest with curious facts about dogs and ask for a small donation with each entry to contribute toward an animal aid organization, such as Adopt-a-Greyhound, Animal Rescue League, and the Humane Society.
Sisters In Crime
Radio stations (partner for in-store events)
Local theater/acting guild groups
College sports organizations
ACLU (in-store readings for Banned Books Week)
Breast cancer groups (serve as an in-store sign-up for fundraising walks/runs)
Real estate agents (in-store seminars)
Public radio and TV stations (member appreciation events and fundraisers in-store)
Chambers of commerce
Local literacy groups
American Heart Association