Working together to help children get ready to learn to read!

Reading Success Depends on Knowing Early Literacy Skills:

Print Awareness:
Noticing print everywhere

Phonological Awareness:
Knowing sounds

Letter Knowledge:
Naming letters and their sounds

Vocabulary:
Knowing lots of words

Background Knowledge:
Knowing about the world all around

Here are 5 Fun, Free, and Easy Practices You Can Do with Your Child to Teach Those Skills:

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This Month's ECRR Featured Titles

Banana Book Cover

Title:
One Big Pair of Underwear by Laura Gehl

Skills:
• Background Knowledge
• Vocabulary
• Phonological Awareness

Practices:
• Singing



Extend the Book with counting activities!

Giraffes Can't Dance Book Cover

Title:
Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
(Also available on Hoopla Audiobook!)

Skills:
• Background Knowledge
• Vocabulary

Practices:
• Talking
• Playing

Extend the Book with a a dancing giraffe craft!