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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: 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.

Celebrating Women’s History Month

This October, the TNRL is partnering with the Kamloops Museum & Archives to bring you two different contests for Women’s History Month.

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: Letter Tic-Tac-Toe

We’ve got an incredibly simple literacy at home activity for you this week that helps to build letter recognition, and practice both reading and writing!

Literacy at Home: Grocery List

Are you looking to help your children build their early literacy skills at home? We’ve got a super simple activity for you!

Literacy at Home – Doodle Colouring

Paper and drawing materials (markers, pencil crayons, crayons) are all you need for this easy activity that supports writing development.

Literacy at Home: Salt Tracing

Salt Tracing is a really simple activity that you can do with minimal materials which supports all of the practices except singing (although we bet you could build some singing into it)!

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