Literacy can happen anywhere, from the park to the doctor’s office! Everyday activities offer great opportunities to test skills your child develops through more traditional methods of literacy learning. Describe what you see while walking around the block, or write out a grocery list together. Watching television or using the computer can be great teaching tools as well, by connecting what you see on the screen with real-life experiences. Check out the PBS Parents Reading Activities page (http://www.pbs.org/parents/education/reading-language/reading-activities/ ) for more ideas about making everyday activities into literacy activities.
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Use this simple three-step process at home or in an educational setting.
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Transform educational ideas into concrete, hands-on experiences for children.
Make connections between what you view and what you read.