Archive for the ‘Literacy Tips’ Category

Early Literacy Tip of the Week

March 30, 2015

The more you talk to your child, the richer your child’s vocabulary will be. Talk throughout the day. Have conversations all the time.

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

March 23, 2015

Pretend play helps children think symbolically and develop oral language skills.

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

March 16, 2015

Young babies (0-12 months) are figuring out how things work. They explore books and toys with their eyes, hands, and mouth to find out what they are and what they do. Find books and toys that your baby can: shake and make sounds with, mouth and grab, touch and squeeze.

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

March 9, 2015

Children who see parents reading are more likely to be readers themselves. Read daily!

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

March 2, 2015

Help your children enjoy books by having them participate while you read. For example, you can ask them to join in by saying a repeated phrase.

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

February 23, 2015

Keep books in the car, the diaper bag and around the house. You’ll be ready to read anytime!

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

February 16, 2015

Children develop a knowledge of the purpose and meaning of reading through writing.

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

February 9, 2015

Young babies from 0-12 months learn to be good communicators when their caregivers respond to their sounds and actions. Talk with your baby! Copy your babies sounds and listen to see what sounds he or she makes in response.

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

February 2, 2015

After you read a story together with your child a few times, let your child tell or ‘read’ it back to you. This helps them understand how stories work and helps their comprehension when they read.

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Early Literacy Tip of the Week

January 26, 2015

Point out print everywhere. Talk about the written words you see in the world around you and respond with interest to your child’s questions about words. Ask them to find a new word every time you go on an outing.

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