Literacy Craft: Writing Salt Tray (LIBRARY MAKE)

Writing is one way to cultivate print awareness for emergent learners. This early literacy activity focuses on skills needed to produce print, like hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Children can begin the writing process by drawing lines and shapes which is a fundamental step in learning how to write letters in the alphabet. Using […]

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Literacy Craft: DIY Fabric Book (LIBRARY MAKE)

There’s no better way to celebrate a BIG Library Make birthday than with an activity that focuses on a favorite early literacy practice of mine, PLAY! This DIY book is an engaging and fun way for you and your child to play together while learning something new. Learning new letters, numbers, shapes, and colors can […]

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Literacy Craft: Word Book (LIBRARY MAKE)

Are you ready to write your book, and read it too? Working together, you and your child can create a word book that fosters discussion and collaboration. Coming up with, and reading descriptive words together will help increase your child’s vocabulary. Associating images of the world around them with adjectives, nouns and verbs, will help […]

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Literacy Craft: Rhyming Peg Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

    This craft is a literacy game that combines practicing fine motor skills with learning rhyming and non-rhyming words. If your little one is not quite reading yet, we’ve also included a template option that has pictures instead of words. Playing is as easy as connecting the dots; just stretch a rubber band to […]

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Literacy Craft: Busy Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

Get ready to get busy! This DIY busy board is ideal to combat travel boredom— and uses materials you probably already have at home! Even though I only list instructions for five learning areas, I encourage you to explore other options for activities that might also work for your child’s interests and skill level. Sensory […]

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