Early Literacy Skills

Check out our early literacy tables!

 Want to know about the new hang-out spot in the Children's Department?  We now have three tables dedicated to early literacy skills.  Children's librarian Elizabeth Hunt created these tables after attending the Public Library Association's convention recently.  She developed these tables to help parents encourage early literacy skills.  It looks like she succeeded. These tables have become very popular with families.

What Does McDonalds Have To Do With Reading?

So, what does "the golden aches" have to do with reading? Actually, very little.  However, if your child see a McDonalds business logo then promptly announces that they want McDonalds, it’s time to celebrate!  This action may seem insignificant but it is not.  Consequentially, when a child is able to show an awareness between a symbol and its meaning, they have taken a huge step towards learning to read.

Family Storytime & Craft 2/15/2010

 Stringing "Beads"

Fine Motor Skills

Hand-Eye Coordination.  

Early Math Skills.

Stringing beads (or in this case fruite flavored cereal) is a fun craft activity that encourages early literacy skills.  

 

Below are a few books that will extend your storytime experience. 

Syndicate content