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Literacy & Language

A strong foundation in language and literacy prepares your child for a bright future!

Did you know, language development begins before birth! Language development affects your child’s ability to communicate and build relationships and is foundational for future reading and writing skills. For children learning more than one language, maintaining, and passing on their first, or home language, is important for future development. Building strong language and literacy skills is critical for kindergarten readiness and ongoing school success. Explore the resources below for ways you can support your child’s language & literacy development.

  • Talking is Teaching

    Sesame Street Resource Guide

    Dive into this resource guide full of activities and information for your child’s growing language and literacy skills

    Resource Guide
  • Language and Literacy

    Talk, Read, Sing Tips for Families

    Learn new ways to develop your child’s language and literacy while you talk, read, and sing.

    Tips for Families
  • Story Time

    Language and Literacy Read-Alouds

    Enjoy story time with your child while strengthening their language and literacy skills!

    Books for Language and Literacy