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

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:

Every Child Ready to Learn @ the Library
Teaching children the skills they need to know to become successful readers!
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This Month's ECRR Featured Titles

Banana Book Cover

One Big Pair of Underwear by Laura Gehl

• Background Knowledge
• Vocabulary
• Phonological Awareness

• Singing

Extend the Book with counting activities!

Giraffes Can't Dance Book Cover

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

• Background Knowledge
• Vocabulary

• Talking
• Playing

Extend the Book with a a dancing giraffe craft!