Educational Rewards Programs

Chuck E. Cheese’s program Tokens For Grades Up to a 15 token maximum, kids can receive 3 tokens for each “A”, 2 tokens for each “B” and 1 token for each “C” on their report card. You should be able to benefit from the program if you have any documentation showing a student’s progress and explain to the manager that they are homeschooled. View their website for more info.


McDonald’s Students with a straight “A” report card receive: Kindergarten-5th grades – free Happy Meal. 6th-12th grades – free Value Meal. I had emailed McDonalds to verify this information. Their response is basically since each McDonalds is independently owned & operated, any educational reward program is handled by each store. It would be best to ask your nearest location if they participate in such a program and what it entails.


Peter Piper Pizza Incentive awards and programs offer free pizza and pop.


Pizza Hut’s BookIt Program Parents set monthly reading goals, and Pizza Hut provides special rewards to recognize children’s reading accomplishments. Enrollment deadline for the coming public school calendar year is June 09, 2006.


Pizza Hut’s Three A’s Program Each marking period, any child who has 3 A’s or the equivalent thereof, will receive one Personal Pan Pizza and a small soft drink or carton of milk by presenting his or her report card to the manager. This offer is good for Elementary and Middle School students. Dine-in only. Student must be present. Available at participating locations.


Showcase Cinema’s Bookworm Wednesdays is a fun and rewarding summer reading program developed to encourage young children to read during the summer months. It entitles kids to free admission to a select children’s film every Wednesday from June 28th to August 16th at 10 a.m. when they present a book report at participating Showcase/Multiplex Cinemas or Cinema de Lux box office. Accompanying parents or guardians and children under six receive free admission and do not need to submit a book report. Stay tuned for more details about this year’s program.


Showcase Cinema’s Baby Pictures Parents and babies can enjoy the latest movies in a baby-friendly setting. Join them every week at select theatres. Program features: Dim lighting to allow for easy child care in the auditorium, movie volume will be lowered for babies’ sensitive hearing, baby changing stations, area for strollers, food cart offering breakfast goodies and concessions for sale. See their website for more info on participating theaters, dates, films and pricing.

The Weekly Reader’s Read To Succeed Program is designed to enhance your curriculum and includes free lesson plans, posters, stickers, and the popular Six Flags Six Hour Reading Club where students earn free tickets to participating Six Flags theme parks. To learn more or find out if your school is eligible to participate, call
1-866-308-1362 or visit the Read To Succeed website at
Thanks to reader Stephanie B., Bristow, VA

Four Seasons Bowling Center (Hillsboro, OR) Games for Grades incentive program for free bowling. Ask your favorite bowling alley near you if they also offer a program.

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