This session looks at simple and effective ideas for helping children build early literacy skills. We’ll look at a bunch of ideas for making your own books, discuss how active physical play helps prepare kids to read and write, look at play-based ways to help grow vocabularies, and touch on other ideas for supporting literacy skill-building in your play environment.
Leave with lots of do it yourself book making ideas
Understand how active play prepares children to read and write
Learn how to support the development of pre-literacy skills in their play environments
Jeff A Johnson
Planning Learning Experiences And Curriculum
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Age Group Focus
Infants (birth to 12 months)
Toddlers (12 months to 36 months)
Preschool (36 months to 5 years)
School-Age (5 years to 12 years)
National Administrator Credential Approved
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