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Eight Tips for Reading Aloud to Children

Family Literacy Bag Materials for Educators

Melissa Carey, IDEALS Institute
Samples of family literacy bags for your program ...
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Brainy Acts: Build Your Child’s Brain for Success

Brainy Acts: Build Your Child’s Brain for Success

By Evelyn English, Author
Building the brain can ensure a lifetime love of learning ...
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The Little Engine That Could by Piper Watty (feature image for "The Art of Resilience Day by Day" article)

The Art of Resilience Day by Day

By Dorothy Stoltz, Carroll County Public Library, and Carrie Sanders, Maryland State Library
Adults can lead by setting examples that our children can ...
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A mother sits on a cushion the floor, reading to her young daughter

Read Aloud 15 Minutes: Every Child. Every Parent. Every Day.

Read Aloud
Just 15 minutes a day makes a difference! ...
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Eight Tips for Reading Aloud to Children

Eight Tips for Reading Aloud to Children

By Tonya Satchell, IDEALS Institute
Children benefit greatly from hearing stories ...
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Race and Diversity: 5 Tips to Talk to Children Early and 5 Books to Start the Conversation

Race and Diversity: 5 Tips to Talk to Children Early and 5 Books to Start the Conversation

By Kristen K. Bowman, Flow with K. Bow, LLC, Owner, Licensed In-Home Child Care Provider
How should parents and families start the conversation? ...
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mother and daughter smile while looking at a book

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Book for Your Preschooler

By Tonya Satchell, IDEALS Institute
Around 3 years old, children begin to crave more sophisticated ...
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A mother sits on a cushion the floor, reading to her young daughter

3 Simple Tips for Families to Support Children’s Language and Literacy Development at Home

By Lisa Ann Dickinson, The Goddard School in Owings Mills
Help children to understand that words have meanings ...
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Pick the Perfect Tune: 6 Sing-Along Favorites for Lifelong Book Lovers

Pick the Perfect Tune: 6 Sing-Along Favorites for Lifelong Book Lovers

By Kristen Bowman, Flow with K. Bow
Sleepy little ones will want to read these books again ...
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A father and son play and learn together.

6 Tips to Go Full STEAM Ahead on the Blocks and Books Train

By Kristen K. Bowman, former preschool teacher and owner of Flow with K. Bow
Infants and toddlers are born engineers ...
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Planting the seeds for lifelong learning in the Baby Garden, Storyville, Baltimore County Public Library at Woodlawn

Build Baby’s Brain with Books

By Read Aloud
From birth to 12 months, it's all about sounds, words, ...
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"My 1st Year Baby Book" is designed to help you better understand your baby's development, recognize important milestones, and write about your experiences together.

My 1st Year Baby Book

Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development
"My 1st Year Baby Book" is designed to help you ...
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