For Parents

Tips on reading to children, vocabulary building and a description of the parent's shelf
Help Children Build Strong Language Skills
Tips to work with your child to build a strong vocabulary and other language skills.
Ways to Read to Children
Things to do before, during and after reading a book to your child.
Meaningful Writing Experiences
Reading and writing go hand in hand. Help your child with writing by providing opportunities to practice writing skills.
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