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1000 Books Before Kindergarten is 1!

Last April, we launched our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.  Today, I am proud to say that 15,700 books have been read to children in our community through this program!  180 more words

At The Library

Promoting Poetry at Home

Did you know April is National Poetry Month? Poetry is an expressive form of literature that allows students to be creative through purposively expressing their thoughts on paper, which allows emotional growth, literary and verbal advancement, and an understanding of how words are used to tell a story. 472 more words

Parent Resources

Preschool: Rabbits

Hoppy Easter! It’s time for the annual rabbit storytime!

This year I focused more on the actual animal instead of the mythical Easter Bunny which worked well. 940 more words

Story Time

Kid's Corner: Yum, Yum Baby! Early Literacy Activities at the Grocery Store

Exposing your children to the world around them and talking about what they observe helps build their early literacy skills while going about your daily routine: 617 more words

Kids

Song for mum

A key question I put to parents is: how many writing systems does your child come into regular contact with? We think of the Roman alphabet, of Arabic, Chinese and so on, but one mother asked: does music count? 263 more words

Literacy On The Loose

There Is A Moment!

There is a window, a clear view into the moment a child “knows” … the look on the face when a detail has moved from the outside to inside that little mind. 258 more words

Early Literacy

Yum, Yum Baby! Early Literacy Activities at the Grocery Store

Exposing your children to the world around them and talking about what they observe helps build their early literacy skills while going about your daily routine: … 614 more words

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