Everyday Steps to Reading and Writing

Everyday Steps to Reading and Writing

Simple tips for families to promote literacy BEFORE kindergarten.

This article gives ideas for the following eight ways to include literacy in everyday routines:

  • Talk and listen
  • Read aloud together
  • Explore the sounds of language
  • Offer alphabet activities
  • Support budding readers and writers as they test their new skills
  • Offer books throughout your home and even outdoors
  • Support early writing with lots of materials
  • Explain how books and print work

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