Join us for International Dot Day 2022!

Novel Effect has everything you need for a magical celebration at school or at home.

Celebrate with us on September 15ish

There’s no better day to read aloud The Dot with Novel Effect than on International Dot Day! Join us for this global celebration of creativity, courage, and collaboration.

Novel Effect’s team of educators has created so many fun ways for you and your students to participate this year! Read The Dot using Novel Effect and encourage your students to explore their creativity by drawing their own dots with free, printable activities. Check out our Dot Day activities on partner platforms Wakelet, Quizizz, and Flip. And don’t forget to join our Read Aloud Challenge for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Activities on Novel Effect

Make the most of your Dot Day lesson when you use our FREE book activities following your read-aloud. These printable book activities were designed by our team of educators to support students’ reading comprehension, writing skills, growth mindset, and more!

The Dot Activities for K-5

The Dot activities develop students’ confidence and risk-taking skills. 

The Dot: Printable Wall Gallery Frames

Read The Dot with Novel Effect and then use this free, printable activity to showcase your students’ work!

Activities on Partner Platforms

Novel Effect has partnered with Wakelet, Quizizz, and Microsoft Flip to make International Dot Day even more fun!

We’ve created a fun collection in Wakelet to get your creativity flowing! Use this collection as your one-stop-shop for everything Dot Day-related!

Check out our quizzes to use with your students after you’ve read The Dot with Novel Effect. We have two quizzes available based on grade level.

We’ve got an awesome Flip activity in the Discovery Library!

Please note, that you’ll need to be signed into your Flip account to access.

Join the Dot Day Read Aloud Challenge!

Enter to win our Prize Pack by completing one of the two options below.

Want an EXTRA entry? Share this page on social media with the hashtag #NovelEffect to encourage friends and colleagues to enter, too!

1. Join the Read Aloud Challenge

Grab your Novel Effect app and your copy of The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds.

Now through 11:59 PM PT on September 16, 2022, read aloud The Dot with its soundscape to be entered for a chance to win!

Keep reading! Each time you read aloud is another entry. So, the more you read, the more chances you have to win!

Download Novel Effect to get started!

2. Enter your information using the form below

Challenge Prizes

3 lucky readers will win a Dot Day Prize Pack to create read-aloud magic all year long!

Prize winners will receive the following:

  • 1 Copy of The Dot signed by author Peter H. Reynolds
  • 1 Peter H. Reynolds Book Bundle
    • 1 copy of each Peter H. Reynolds book that is currently available in the Novel Effect app
  • 1 Novel Effect Individual Educator Plan
    • Premium access for ONE teacher for ONE year
  • 1 Bluetooth Speaker
  • 1 3-month Super Subscription to Quizizz
  • Surprise Novel Effect goodies