5 Activities Parents Can do Daily to Prepare Children for School

Literary skills start very young. With children birth to age 5, librarian Dawn LaBrosse says, “Playful learning is memorable learning.” There are playful ways to incorporate daily learning that prepare children for school and increase their literacy skills.

Five activities have been shown to have a big impact on young children. They are: reading, writing, talking, singing and playing together every day. When parents and caregivers take the time to do these with young children daily, they