There are many activities that parents can share with their children at home in order to strengthen reading and language skills! These articles offer an overview of some of those activities, as well as specific ideas to use.
Getting Ready to Read: Using Storytelling, Rhymes, and More!
From singing and rhyming to storytelling and acting, these activities will help your child to develop a wide array of reading readiness skills.
Making Music: Literacy Tips for Parents
Here are some helpful hints on making music a part of your daily life as well as a list of recommended musical recordings and songbooks for you to try.
This article provides a number of ways that you can make storytelling a part of the time your family spends together.
Playing with Words
These games and activities offer an excellent way for kids to learn how to really listen to the sounds of words, understand that some words have more than one meaning, and how to manipulate words.
Meet the Author
Colorín Colorado and sister site Reading Rockets bring you interviews with top Hispanic children's book authors and illustrators, as an excellent way to introduce students to those who create books kids know and love. Each of the authors featured gives some great suggestions for activities to do at home!