What do young children know about reading and writing before they actually begin to read and write? This is the focus of Early Literacy. Preparing your child for a lifetime of reading enjoyment begins early in life. Many studies have shown that children who develop Early Literacy skills early in life are more successful at learning to read and that early exposure to books and reading is an important part of literacy development.
Developing a good relationship with books and relating books to happy, fun times is important. These are six skills important to Early Literacy:
What can you do to create an Early Literacy environment for your child?