Fonetti and the University of Edinburgh present a unique 21-day reading challenge for children aged 5 -11 yrs, to build their interest in reading and a love for books, while having tons of fun. As children read, they are rewarded for their efforts. So, let's get started!

What is The India Reading Challenge?

The India Reading Challenge is an opportunity to reinforce a love of reading from an early age. The Challenge involves reading aloud, using a tablet, and gives your child access to brilliant stories and fact-based books through the award-winning reading app - Fonetti.

The 21 day Challenge will boost your child’s reading confidence, their speech and comprehension skills, and increase their vocabulary.

How will The India Reading Challenge help children?

Reading aloud accelerates and embeds learning

Regular reading increases vocabulary and comprehension

Confidence boost from trying and achieving

Safe productive screen time

**Administrative Fee of INR 100/- + GST

India Reading Challenge: The Process

You 21 Days Start Now !

Receive your welcome email from Fonetti

Download Fonetti to your Android or iOS tablet

Login to Fonetti!

Encourage your child as they enjoy great books while reading aloud

Focus on achieving the Challenge milestones (and having fun)

Receive rewards for achieving the milestones

Challenge Milestones

Don’t forget, children must read aloud for this Challenge!

Challenge - 1

  • Read 15 books aloud within 21 days
  • Spend at least 60 minutes reading aloud
  • Collect 30 stars in your dashboard
  • Congratulations! You’ve completed the Challenge… now try to enter the Hall of Fame!

Hall of Fame

  • Read an additional 5 books out aloud within the remaining days
  • Spend an additional 20 minutes reading aloud
  • Collect an additional 10 stars
  • Bravo! You’ve done it! You’re now in the Hall of Fame !

Who can participate?

Children aged 5-11 years

Indian nationals, living in India

Access to Android and iOS tablet*

*Fonetti app is not downloadable on laptop or phone

**Administrative Fee of INR 100/- + GST

Rewards and Recognition

Personalised reports

In the app, you can see at a glance what your child has read, for how long and their level of accuracy, and therefore if they need extra help.

Subscription to Fonetti for 3 or 6 months, for completing the Challenge or Hall of Fame respectively.

Hall of Fame

The India Reading Challenge is
powered by

Fonetti is a multi award-winning, UK-based, educational reading platform, and proud to support The India Reading Challenge.

The Fonetti reading app is both educational and fun, and has been specifically developed for children to use in schools and at home. The platform hosts a library of over 200 books.


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