Early literacy is what kids know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write.
You are your child's first teacher and preparing him or her to read can be easy and fun whether you're at home or on the go!
Five of the best ways to prepare your child to read are talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.
revised March 2016
Visit any library location for storytimes that incorporate early literacy activities.
Find lists of great book recommendations prepared by our children's librarians.
Find audio recordings of rhymes and video of storytimes that you and your child can enjoy at home.
Display the full early literacy guide on a single page for easy printing.