Literacy Craft: Giant Dice (LIBRARY MAKE)

Did you know that dice are great for early literacy development?  It’s true!  Dice can help your child improve number literacy, learn turn-taking, get rid of excess energy, and more.  Just looking at the dots on a dice can help with your child’s number literacy!  But dice are small and hard to read and pick […]

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Literacy Craft: DIY Play Dough (LIBRARY MAKE)

Let’s head to the kitchen! Cooking with your child can have LOTS of developmental benefits; improving fine motor skills, vocabulary, listening skills, counting, use of the five senses – the list goes on and on!  Like cooking, playing with clay or play dough is a great sensory activity with plenty of benefits for kids, and […]

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Literacy Craft: Board Game (LIBRARY MAKE)

Time for a family game night! Does your family play board games together?  Playing together not only strengthens your family, but board games have great lessons for kids, lessons like counting, patience, taking turns, and fair play! Counting happens to be an important pre-literacy skill, so in this tutorial we’ll show you how to make […]

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Literacy Craft: Mini Puppet Stage (LIBRARY MAKE)

Of the five early literacy practices recommended to parents – talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing – playing is one of our favorites.  Through creative play, your child can explore the world in a safe space, and by playing pretend, your child can practice telling stories.  The ability to tell a story, AKA narrative skills, […]

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