What My Kids Taught Me About Learning To Read

By Jamie H. Library professionals who work with young kids know all about getting ready to read. Recognizing shapes is a step toward recognizing letters! Play with the sounds of language! Finger paint with shaving cream for fine motor skills! Have fun! As a librarian with small kids at home, we dutifully did those things. …

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Reading Readiness Outreach: Next Level Storytimes!

By Laurieanne Armstrong and Lori Romero It’s hard to find anything much better and more fun than a library storytime visit in an early childhood classroom. Yep. We agree. And, in our quest for widespread reading readiness before kids get to kindergarten, the Arapahoe Libraries Child & Family Library Services department wondered if we could …

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