(PRWEB) October 08, 2013
Kids Across Parents Down, LLC, America's leading family and educational crossword puzzle, will partner with Kidsville News!, a fun, family newspaper that promotes education, reading and good character traits in young children in grades K – 6, to offer sponsored content opportunities to businesses interested in reaching the family and educational community on a national platform.
This will be the first time sponsored content will be offered by Kids Across Parents Down in Kidsville News! on such a broad scale. The goal is to build community, parents and teacher involvement in the education of our young people. The puzzle, Kids Across Parents Down, is unique in that the child solves the across clues that are fun and attainable at their level while the parent clued are written at a more adult level but remain highly solvable. Moreover, the puzzles correlate to the national core standards and are easily transferable between home and the classroom. According to Jan Buckner Walker, President of Kids Across Parents Down, companies launching a branded crossword content campaign will observe several consumer behaviors not seen in typical print ad campaigns including:
According to Buckner Walker, "Kids Across Parents Down is all about family fun the colorful clues and themes engage, excite, educate and entertain kids and adults and because of this they have become a favorite of teachers all over."
Launched in 2003, Kids Across Parents Down has built national brand recognition and reaches more 10 million readers from coast to coast. Well known partners including The Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, McDonald’s Corporation, Costco and Cracker Barrel Restaurants have successfully featured and/or licensed Kids Across Parents Down puzzles in connection with their brands.
Bill Bowman, Publisher launched Kidsville News! in 1998 has a proven 15-year track record as a profitable and valuable reading and educational resource serving young children, teachers, parents and guardians. With publishers in ten states, a monthly circulation of more than 600,000 and a readership of 1.6 million, Kidsville News! is recognized nationally as a quality children's publication by the Parents' Choice Foundation and received the National Parents' Choice Award in 2008 and 2012.
According to Bowman, companies benefit from advertising content on the pages of Kidsville News! in a variety of ways including:
Style/Type: Tabloid: Free Children's Literacy and Educational Newspaper Resource
Frequency: Monthly-Year Round (12 editions)
Readership: K - 6 grade students, educators, parents and guardians
Components of Kidsville News:
Distribution: Racked: Free to schools, libraries, museums, theaters, YMCA's, after-school programs, summer camps. Anywhere children and families congregate.
The joint venture is scheduled to launch in November 2013. Questions about sponsoring a Kids Across Parents Down puzzles should be directed to Jan Buckner Walker at jan(at)kapd(dot)com. All other questions regarding Kidsville News! including subscription should be directed to Bill Bowman at bbowman(at)kidsvillenews(dot)com.
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