Story Time at Home
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Tumblebooks for Kids is a digital library designed specifically for children! The interactive and animated picture books build vocabulary and encourage early literacy through sound, music, and narration.
5 Simple Practices that Promote Early Literacy
Here are some ways that you can promote literacy at home!
- Talk to your children even if they aren’t talking yet.
- Talk with your child as you go through daily routines. Explain things and ask questions.
- Talk with your children in the language you know best.
- Singing slows down language so children can hear sounds and syllables. This will help them sound out words when they begin to read.
- Don’t worry if you are not a good singer. Your children will love singing with you!
- Sing with your child in the language you know best.
- Read with your child every day!
- Read with your child in the language you know best.
- As you read together, point to letters and words on the page.
- Have crayons, markers, and paper in your home.
- Scribbling leads to writing. Give your child plenty of time to scribble and draw.
- Let your child see you write in the language you know best.
- Play = Learning!
- Children learn and use language by playing with one another.
- Give your child time for free play during the day.
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