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Christina's Corner: Every Child Ready to Read - Talking

Part of an ongoing series highlighting the easy, no-cost ways that you can prepare your child for learning to read, today Christina will be discussing the benefits of talking with your child. 227 more words


Never Underestimate the Power of a Picture Book...

I am celebrating the power of picture books through an initiative called #MARCHingBookstoKids https://www.facebook.com/PBPiO Please join us by donating a book to a child of an incarcerated parent. 96 more words

Children's Picture Book

Preschool Story Time: Texas!

March is Texas History month, so last week I did a Texas theme with my preschool story times.  Planning a story time for Texas was definitely harder than I expected!   1,005 more words

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Harvard Babysitter

Harvard Babysitter
Online classroom training with certification (not connected to Harvard U).
Fun & Games with Children’s Literature Series teaches babysitters to support early literacy. Certified training includes hands-on and virtual interactive play with books, plus spin-off activities focused on characters, themes, words, sounds, and more. 84 more words


Early Literacy Resources

Early Literacy Components

Phonological Awareness: the ability to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words
Print Conventions/Awareness: knowing that print has meaning, how to handle a book, direction of print, environmental print… 182 more words

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Learning through Target Practice

Keep reading instruction on target!

At RRLS, phonological awareness skills are incorporated into early literacy lessons daily.  In our ‘Target Practice’ game, we rehearse blending different onsets and rimes to make real and nonsense words.  305 more words

Storytime - The Color Green

As a nod to St. Paddy’s Day this week, storytime was all about the color GREEN (which also happens to be Miss Katrina’s favorite color)! Talking about green things with the kiddos sure got me in the mood for spring (green grass, green frogs, green trees, green bugs). 776 more words