Read

Read

Read

 

 

 

Read to me; listen to me “read” to you.
Point out meaningful letters in my world: J is for Jack, D is for Donut.
Point out the first letter in words and the sound it makes.
Use rhyming words with me. 
Reread books I love.

 

 

 

Kindergarten Readiness Benchmark:

Names 40 upper or lower-case letters

 

 

Activity Resources:

 

We Give Books:  Website where you can read free children's books online.

 

Books for Laughing TogetherNAEYC website with list of books that are great for laughing together! There are also activities for each book.

 

Hands On: As We GrowA blog with a long list of developmentally appropriate ideas for teaching letters to young children.

 

Project Enlightenment: Early Literacy Tips-Bullet point list of easy tips to try with kids

 

 

Informational Resources:

 

Annie Murphy PaulWhy Your Child Wants to Hear the Same Book Again and Again

 

She Knows School and EducationThe Love of Reading: Interactive reading tips for parents

 

Reading Rockets for ParentsInformation and ideas for helping young children learn to read such as

 

Making Reading Part of Your Preschooler's Everyday Life

 

Using Oral Language to Help Reading

 

Simple Yet Powerful Things to Do While Reading Aloud

 

I Would Read 10,000 HoursBlog post about how much time children need to spend reading every day in order to become masters at reading by 10 years old.