Every Child Ready to Read
There are six skill areas that will help prepare your child
to get ready to read in school.
being interested in and enjoying books.
understanding that print has meaning; noticing print everywhere, not just in
books; and also knowing how to handle a book.
knowing the name of objects
knowing that each letter looks different from any other; knowing the name of
letters and sounds.
sensitivity: being able to hear and play with the smaller sounds that make
TELL A STORY
being able to describe objects, people and events, and to tell stories about
Recommended Books for the Youngest Readers
Ideal for exposing babies to books
with short text and bright pictures, and a sturdy cardboard binding.
This type of book is good for babies
and toddlers to letters, numbers, shapes, and colors.
These books allow children who
might not be able to read text but can “read” the pictures and still tell the