Playing with blocks is a great way for children to build important learning skills!

Playing Teaches Early Literacy!

"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood." -Fred Rogers

How Can Playing Develop Early Literacy Skills?

What Kind of Play?

You are your child's first and favorite playmate! Your child learns something new through each interaction with you.

Playing helps kids' imaginations grow.

Putting it Into Action:

A simple color sorter you can use to play with your child

Here are several examples of using Play to help build early literacy skills:


Saroj Ghoting
Every Child Ready to Read 2nd Edition
The Power of Play in Child Development
The Development of Play Skills from Birth to 3