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Trusted Websites

Early Literacy Resources for Parents

  • Between the Lions
    Help your child to learn to read and write with this series of resources and activities based on the PBS series.
  • Read Aloud 15 Minutes
    Colorful infographics about the importance of reading aloud to children 15 minutes a day.
  • Reading is Fundamental
    Includes videos of fingerplays and some alarming statistics, such as “Nearly 2/3 of low income families in the United States own NO books.”
  • Too Small to Fail
    Tip sheets for families, caregivers and educators, focused on closing the 30 million word gap.

Age-Appropriate Resources

  • Common Sense Media
    This site helps you take the guess work out of letting your child see the newest blockbuster or video game. Find reviews, content information, and age appropriate recommendations for movies, video games, books, and other media.
  • Great Websites for Kids
    Find vetted, educational websites on a variety of topics perfect for children. Perfect for letting your child explore the wonders of the internet without all the worry about content.

Fun games, activities, and interactive experiences!

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