Singing

Exploring music at a young edge helps build pre-reading skills!

Singing Teaches Early Literacy!

Singing with your child is a fun and enjoyable way to help your child get ready to read. Music helps children hear the smaller sounds of words and builds vocabulary.

How Can Singing Develop Early Literacy Skills?

What Kind of Singing?

Children learn best by doing and enjoying activities with you. Make it fun and don't feel self-conscious about your singing voice – your child loves your voice and loves hearing you sing!

Putting it Into Action:

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

Sources:

Saroj Ghoting
Every Child Ready to Read 2nd Edition
Storytime Katie: Babies Need Words Every Day
Library Bonanza: Early Literacy Talking Points
Story Time Secrets: Babies Need Words Every Day