Literacy begins as a newborn – long before a child enters school. Literacy starts in the home with families. Your child is never too young or to old to talk, sing and read with. These are things you can try tonight.

Learning to read starts from birth.

Talk, talk, talk. Narrate the day as it evolves. Whether you are feeding your baby, grocery shopping together or taking a walk, use the words that describe the actions and the things around you. You’ll help your baby develop vocabulary before they can even talk.