Thursday, October 29, 2009

The Early Literacy Kit: A Handbook and Tip Cards

Diamant-Cohen, B. & Ghoting, S.N. (2010). The Early Literacy Kit: A Handbook and Tip Cards. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.

This innovative and practical kit, put together by two well-known specialists in the field of early literacy, contains everything storytime presenters for children from birth to age five and their parents or caregivers need to spread the word about school readiness skills to adult caregivers. The kit includes
  • An accessible handbook with a resource section
  • 105 reusable tip cards with coordinated activities
  • A concise summary of important early literacy research
Ideal for program planners, this convenient resource will help you teach caregivers the developing standards by which school readiness can be achieved. (item description)