Weblinks to Learn More About Early Literacy
Check out these resources for more information about Early Literacy
Baby Sign Language
This site provides many free resources to help you communicate with your baby using sign language. There are tutorials, a video dictionary, flash cards and a wall chart.
ELSIE: Early Literacy Storytime Ideas Exchange
Find books to help children develop Early Literacy skills
Illinois Early Learning Project
IEL Tip Sheets are easy-to-read, one-page resources on a variety of topics of interest to parents and teachers of young children. The Tip Sheets are available in several languages.
Leading to Reading (Sponsored by Reading is Fundamental)
Learn songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays, plus get some great literacy tips.
Mama Lisa's World
Words, audio and simple hand motions for many of the traditional English nursery rhymes.
This organization provides parent education services to families with children ages birth to 3 years.
PLAY-GROW-READ-Simple Crafts for Early Literacy Skills
Early Literacy crafts and activities developed by the staff at the Kent District Library
Positive Parenting DuPage
This organization provides educational materials for parents and caregivers, as well as links to other local organizations.
Take a parent education class or learn more about area preschools in their "Preschool Guidebook".
Strategies and ideas to help young readers.
Learn some new songs and rhymes to share with your child. These fun videos were created by Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy.
Zero to Three
Check out the map of a baby's brain and learn ways to support your child's early learning.