Family literacy begins on the day that your child is born! Here are some links to websites that will help you raise a reader from the very beginning.
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
National Center for Family Literacy:
Creating a literate nation by leveraging the power of the family
Tips for Parents
This page describes tips for parents about reading and helping your child be successful with reading. An excellent resource!
Born to Read: How to raise a reader
This site includes information about early literacy, tips for sharing books and literacy activities at home, and a list of favorite books.
Includes lyrics and some sound clips of traditional lullabies to help parents establish a bedtime routine that fosters literacy development.
Traditional Songs, Rhymes, Fingerplays, and Games in Spanish and English
Zero to Three
Here you’ll find science-based information and tools designed to help parents and caregivers nurture their young children’s development.
United Through Reading
United Through Reading's mission is to facilitate supportive relationships for children through families and friends reading aloud with them.
Public Television Parenting Information
Here you'll find information about your child's development from birth through the early school years. And you'll find lots of fun educational activities for your children to help get them ready for school.
A Resource Guide for Young Readers and Writers
A variety of useful information to help encourage reading and writing. Special thanks to Ms. Walters class at Amorita Charter School for the tip.