Research shows that birth through age five is the most important time for children to develop their brains and attitudes towards reading and learning. PLAY-GROW-READ! gives parents fun ideas and information to help prepare children for school and encourage a lifelong love of reading. From tips and teaching aids for parents to developmental activities for children, PLAY-GROW-READ! is your early literacy resource! For more information, select a PLAY-GROW-READ! link below.
Five Practices Your Child Needs to Get Ready to Read
Monthly Early Literacy Calendar
Simple Crafts and Activities for Early Literacy Skills
Books for Early Literacy
Activities to Do Around the House
Developmental Activities for Children (Birth to Age 5)
KDL's Early Literacy Partners
Early Literacy Workshops and Training
8 Tips For Reading With Your Children
For more information on early literacy or to schedule a workshop, call the Kent District Library Outreach Specialist at 784-2016 x2221, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.