Early literacy is important for many different reasons. It is important for you to practice and develop these skills at home with your child so that they can be prepared to enter kindergarten when the time comes.
Learning these skills together can also serve as an important bonding technique between you and your child! Additionally, the development of these skills can help them learn how to express themselves in a variety of different ways.
While there are MANY resources available for caregivers who are looking for information for caring for and instructing children with diverse learning needs, we hope that the following lists are helpful places to begin your search.
Knowing where to start can be intimidating. The following are a list of a few topics that you might be looking for. If the topic you're interested in isn't listed, reach out to us!
There are many additional resources at the Waco-McLennan County Library that caregivers can access. The following DVDs are available for caregivers seeking more information about Kindergarten Readiness!
There are many different online resources for early literacy - and we know it can be overwhelming. The following apps, blogs/newsletters, videos, and websites are some of the materials we would recommend to learn more about learning to read (for caregivers!)!