What Should I Read to My Baby?

What Should I Read to My Baby? - 8 Suggestions from LibraryAdventure.com

If you have or work with young children, you have undoubtedly heard about the importance of reading to them from birth. What might have you stumped, though, is exactly what you should read to a baby in his or her first year of life. Here are some specific examples of read-aloud material you can share […]

What Does Reading Look Like? An Age-by-Age Guide to Reading Milestones for Ages 0-6

Babies 2014 Songs Collage

Learning to read begins at birth! No, No, NO, I am not talking about those programs that claim you can teach your 1 year old to read. Technically, kids aren’t really developmentally able to begin to process and interpret printed text in the same way adults can until around the age of 6, but that […]

20 Literacy Activities for Kids Who Love Dogs

20 Literacy Activities for Dog Lovers

August 26 is National Dog Day. If you have a dog, or your child wishes you did, commemorate the day with these fun dog-themed literacy activities. Play dog show. (See my pet show game for ideas!) Sing BINGO. Design a dog collar, and write your dog’s name on it. Sing Where Oh Where Has My […]