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Early Literacy Tip – August 2016

Connect Reading to Summer Activities

Connect your reading choices to favorite summer activities.   When you read and discuss books about things your child is experiencing, you help him learn important vocabulary and extend his understanding.  Our picture book collection is organized in categories to assist you with finding just the right book:

Going on vacation?—check out Play Vacation

Hunting for fireflies or other bugs in the back yard?—check out Nature Bugs

Going to a baseball game?—check out Play Sports

Visiting relatives?—check out People Family

Planning a picnic?—check out Stories Food

Getting ready for back-to-school?—check out Me First Day of School