Early Literacy

Early literacy resources, games, and books
Early literacy games online
Help Children Build Strong Language Skills
Tips to work with your child to build a strong vocabulary and other language skills.
Kids Info Bits
Encyclopedic information specifically for kids; library card number needed for log in.
Animated storybooks for readers preschool-6th grade; library card number needed to log in.
Iowa's Early Childhood Parent Web Site
This Web site was created to provide FREE objective, medically accurate early care, health, and education information for families in Iowa. Topics include child care, health and safety, child development, learning to read and write, parenting, pregnancy, and many others.
Meaningful Writing Experiences
Reading and writing go hand in hand. Help your child with writing by providing opportunities to practice writing skills.
Ways to Read to Children
Things to do before, during and after reading a book to your child.
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