Reading to your children, every day, can create a love of learning early on and into the future. Below are suggested links to early literacy resources in Michigan and around the country.
Early Childhood Education Network - Learning activities for parents and teachers to share with young children. All online lessons are free of advertising and free of charge. Site features: English, Spanish, German and French languages.
Growing Up Reading - Site features the West Bloomfield Library Partnering with Parents to raise a community of readers. Ages: Babies through 2nd Grade.
Inkless Tales - Read and listen to stories. Animated alphabet encourages writing. Also includes drawing, math and music resources
Lil Fingers Interactive Storybook - Storybooks site for young children with educational games, storybooks and coloring pages.
National Network for Child Care - Reading tips and resources
PBS Between the Lions® - “Get Wild About Reading” Site features: Stories, games, things to print, songs and parent and teacher tips.
PBS Share a Story - Reading and Language site helps kids develop skills.
Preschool Express - Site features a preschool friendly train theme with Alphabet Stations, Story Stations, Skill Station, etc.
Reading Is Fundamental – RIF – Where children discover the joy of reading and grownups enjoy the journey. Site features games, stories and songs.
Reading Rockets - When children learn to read, they open wide a kind of magic door to the world. Site features strategies to help kids who struggle with reading, and techniques for teaching reading.
StoryPlace - The StoryPlace Pre-school Library is full of great activities for you to explore. Themes featured: Animals, Babies, Bath Time, Colors, etc.
This is a partial list, for parents, teachers and care providers to review. The websites, programs, resources and services above are neither specifically recommended nor endorsed by Oakland Schools Early Childhood.