Use these handouts to support Language is the Key video programs.
After presenting "Talking and Books" or "Talking and Play," trainers can use these materials as "take-homes" for trainees.
On-the-Go Resources: Fourteen home and community activities show how to promote language,
and early literacy during everyday activities. In English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Somali and Russian
Resources for Infants: Supporting Literacy in Natural Environments. Free, reproducible language and early literacy activities in English and Spanish
Resources for Preschoolers: Supporting Literacy in Natural Environments. Free, reproducilbe language and early iteracy activities in English and Spanish
Tuck them into children's back packs for home activities.
The Language Is a Key video is a valuable tool to support the early literacy efforts of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. The video is an integral part of the Library’s Shared Reading and Early Learning Express Programs that teach the dialogic reading method to parents and caregivers of children ages 2-5.
Kathy Scahill Literacy & Homework Support Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Cincinnati, OH