literacy at home

Literacy at Home: Free Play Resources

We all know that play is a valuable part of childhood. But did you know that play is actually a critical part of a child’s learning, development, and well-being? It’s true!

Literacy at Home: Picture Basket

An important part of child development and early literacy is the encouragement and nurturing of a child’s imagination.

Literacy at Home: The Change Table

Change tables can be a great place to incorporate some of the practices that support early literacy learning, such as talking, singing, and playing.

Literacy at Home: Name Tracing

This week we have a really simple at-home activity for you that practices letter recognition and writing in a really fun way! Children love learning how to read and write and often the first words or letters they recognize are those of their own name.

Literacy at Home: Retelling a Story

Between the ages of 2 and 3, children usually hit a developmental stage where they want to hear the same story over and over and over again. While it’s exciting to see them reaching this stage (their literacy is developing!) it can be a bit tiring if you’re the one repeating the same story for the umpteenth time.

Literacy at Home: Books for BC Babies Bag

There are lots of things to worry about when you are a new parent, but you don’t have to worry about how to get your child started on their literacy journey! If you have a new baby, we have a Books for BC Babies bag for you.

Literacy at Home: Board Books

There are five different practices that help build early literacy skills. Today we’re going to talk about one of our favourite tools for building reading skills (and life skills) with your babies: board books!

Literacy at Home: Camping Dramatic Play

Can’t get out to go camping? Just in time for the long weekend, we have this fantastic camping dramatic play activity for you! Transform your living room into a campsite and let the kids play.

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