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Early Literacy

How can you Raise A Reader? Talk, sing, read, write & play!

Do you have a baby, toddler, or preschooler in your life? You are that child’s first and best teacher! Building five simple, powerful and fun practices into their everyday lives establishes a strong foundation for reading and learning. We talk, sing, read, write and play in our storytimes and other programs, and we invite you to use the tools here to help you get started!

The Five Practices
Incorporate the five practices into your daily routine with these ideas and activities.

About Raise A Reader
Raise A Reader partners, early literacy research, facts and information, and more.

Raise A Reader in Your Community
Through partnerships with medical professionals, we provide books for newborn babies and children visiting pediatric clinics.