Parenting Resource

Helping Your Child Become a Confident Reader and Writer Starting from Birth

Download Files Feb 19, 2008

This booklet offers ideas for nurturing early literacy skills through everyday interactions children from birth to 5 years.

Babies learn to become good communicators when their caregivers respond to their sounds and actions. They learn to love books and reading when their caregivers read to them often. By the time they are three, they understand stories with plots, and they can tell you stories with a beginning, middle, and end. Learn how you can help your infant and toddler develop all of the skills necessary to become confident readers and writers.