Early childhood

​​​The Premiers' Reading Challenge encourages children to read a set number of books and record their efforts online. The early childhood category covers children from birth to the year prior to school.

For more information see: Key dates

Premiers' Reading Challenge

Early Childhood Services

Early Childhood services can register children at their centre. For more information, see:


To register your child, see: Parents Registration for the Premiers' Reading Challenge

To verify 40 books have been read, please keep a record and one month before the challenge ends you will receive an email asking you to login and tick a box. You won't need to record book titles online. 

For more information, see: Early Childhood Parent/Guardian Guide (docx - 408.2kb)

Key dates

To find out more about the key dates and milestones of the Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge, see: Key dates

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