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Posted on 24th Apr 2023
Napoleon Elementary School in Toledo, OH, has recently announced a new helper for their students! This little helper has brought his own method of helping students, a vending machine! But this vending machine doesn’t dispense sugary sodas or salty snacks, it dispenses knowledge in the form of books. That’s right, Inchy and his book vending machine are on the move again!
Inchy’s on his way to Ohio!
Inchy the Bookworm loves bringing books to eager kids and making reading fun. Inchy’s book vending machine doesn’t take cash, it dispenses books for the low price of FREE to the students (well, a gold inchy token that can be earned through various means, stay tuned).
I Don’t Want to Wait, How Do You Earn Tokens?
Alright, alright. Let’s run through how Napoleon Elementary gives the tokens to students. Students earn their Inchy Tokens by completing a reading challenge that’s appropriate for their grade level. Once the students earn the token, they take it to the book machine and get a book of their choice to keep for their personal libraries.
Custom-Wrapped Book Vending Machines
They really made it their own with our custom wrapping for vending machines at Global! If you’re feeling inspired, check out our custom wrap page for some tidbits about customizing your machine. We can do just about anything with your custom-wrapped book vending machine, just ask!
PBIS and Inchy
PBIS, or Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, is a rewards system that gives students, well, rewards for displaying positive behavior or achieving academic success, or any other parameter set up. It’s being used by tens of thousands of schools nationwide! Check out our PBIS page to learn more about how Inchy can integrate into your existing PBIS program or be the starting piece for it.
Learn More About Book Vending With Inchy!
If you’re looking for more information about Inchy’s original book vending machine, we recently launched a website that should go a long way to answering your questions. Check it out!
Bring Inchy to Your School
Don’t wait! Getting started on bringing Inchy to your school is as easy as picking up the phone or filling out a contact form. You can follow Inchy’s progress in bringing reading throughout the country by keeping up with our blog and checking us out on Facebook!
We’ve helped thousands of schools make the reading dream a reality for their students. Make sure yours is next! Reach out through our convenient contact form or give us a call today to get started!
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