How To Make Story Time Work Well For Young Children AND YOU TOO

As we celebrate Black History Month and the lives and legacies of icons like Dr. Martin Luther King, we have a marvelous opportunity to share the stories of historic figures with young children in a way that is accessible, meaningful and lasting. That mechanism is called read alouds with children’s picture books.  When you’re standing…

QUICK TIP #5: ENCOURAGING LITERACY IN CHILDREN

QUICK TIP #5: ENCOURAGING LITERACY IN CHILDREN ___ 📚Literacy must first be modeled for children in ways that demonstrate the power of the written word and encourage a love for books at the same time. Some steps to take include: ___ 🗣 Reading aloud ___ 📚 Building a home library ___ 🗒 Playing word games like Scrabble, Match Word,…