Every Child Ready to Read – What is Early Literacy?
Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write.
Research shows that children get ready to read years before they start school. You can help your baby, toddler, two- and three-year-old learn important skills now so they can become good readers.
Why parents are so important in helping their children get ready to read:
- You know your children best.
- Children learn best when they are in a good mood, and you know their moods best.
- You can help your children learn reading skills in ways that are easiest for them.
- Children learn best by doing things—and they love doing things with you. Take every chance you have to read with your children, tell and talk about stories, say nursery rhymes and sing songs.
Ask us for the names of books to read to your child. Come in for more information and literature on the Every Child Ready to Read literacy program.
6 Pre-Reading Skills your child can start learning from birth!
- Narrative Skills
- Print Motivation
- Print Awareness
- Letter Knowledge