Conversation about shared experiences can develop children’s closeness with others and deepen everyone’s natural reflections about themselves and their lives.
There are simple ways adults can help kids grow up to lead fulfilling lives, like allowing them to explore their interests through reading and conversation.
Text and toy sets can help little ones begin to sense how books and things they love are connected to their families’ cultures.
Literacy is always about sharing. It can serve as the accumulating glue that holds communities together and builds lasting paths to lifelong personal growth and enduring relationships in life.
Our actions SHOW little ones our values.
Kids learn to ask questions from the kinds of questions we ask of them.
Set the stage for lifelong learning by teaching kids to breathe in wonderful information through reading and to breathe out their experiences and thoughts through writing.
Living is learning. If we aren’t learning, we are just existing.
Old books, songs and other media with racist content can be crucial conversation starters and catalysts for societal change.
When adults share their own stories with children, connections are built between people and literacy learning is nurtured.