Activities to support young children to read
Suggested ways for adults to support young children's reading from birth to six years of age including early pre literacy activities, talking to children, story telling, pretend play and early writing activities. United States
Proven ideas to support literacy learning birth to preschool
Learning to read and write starts long before children go to school. Participation in meaningful pre-reading and writing activities is significant in supporting early literacy. United States
Sharing books with babies
Children come to love reading, not just because they find books interesting, but because it is a joyful, shared experience with a person who is significant to them. These early book experiences develop pre literacy that are the foundation for later reading. United States
Pre-reading and writing for young children
What you will need and what to do to promote pre-reading and writing skills in young children including names games, alphabet songs, funny sounds, words, rhymes and stories. United States
The building blocks of reading and writing
A comprehensive overview of learning to read and write from infancy to year 3. United States
Why stories are important
Books and stories help children learn language, learn about the world, cope with feelings and develop confidence. Australia
Becoming a reader
There are many steps to reading. Listening, talking, reading, drawing and writing together are important steps in learning to read. United States
Early Childhood Australia Submission to Inquiry into the teaching of reading
Book: Reading right from the start: What parents can do in the first five years
Book: Reading magic: How your child can learn to read and other read-aloud miracles
Book: Literacy learning in the early years
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