Read with your child every day, even if only for a few minutes. Reading aloud with your child, beginning in early infancy, can boost vocabulary and reading skills before the start of school and benefits them throughout their school years.
Tips for Reading Together
Consider these strategies for before, during, and after reading a story together.
11 Books that Celebrate Diversity
This list of books featuring diverse characters is a great way to start conversations about diversity with your young children.
Toddling Toward Reading
Reading with babies fosters a love of books, builds vocabulary, and promotes family bonding. Help your child become a strong reader.
Read Along with PBS KIDS
To encourage family engagement and a love of reading at home, PBSKIDS offers families a place to read along with fan-favorites on YouTube.
Bake Gingerbread Letters
It’s time to take the ABCs to the k-i-t-c-h-e-n! Make gingerbread cookies in letter shapes with this simply delicious activity.
Alpha Pig’s Coconut Game
Use this Super Why! video to teach children letter identification. Alpha Pig uses his alphabet tools to catch coconuts falling from trees.