Ready, Set, Learn

Early childhood is a time for tremendous learning.  Whether you’re a new parent or a veteran, the following information can help you and your child start exploring the wonders of print.  You don’t need us to tell you that children who are ready to read do better in school, but we do want to share some strategies that will give both you and your child a solid literacy foundation.


How to Read Out Loud With Your Baby or Toddler

How to Read Out Loud With Your Preschooler

Roots of Reading With Fred Rogers


APPs to Boost Kindergarten Skills

Falling in Love With Reading

Getting Ready to Read

National Association for the Education of Young Children 

Online Games for Early Literacy

Parent Magazine: Developing Motor Skills

Parent Resources:  Phonological Awareness and Phonemic Awareness

Phonological Awareness:  Parent Friendly Activities  

Phonological Awareness:  What it is and How it Works 



Products and Resources

Magnetic Letters (Available at many stores)
Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons (Book from Amazon)
Teach Your Child To Read in 100 Easy Lessons (Video)

Suggested Books and Reading

Scholastic Summer Reading Guide For All Ages

Summer Activities Calendar

Posted with permission from Michelle Hinkle Ostrow M.S., CCC-SLP © Speech Rocks
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