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.
Language is the Key videos provide multiple looks at effective ways to engage children in conversation. The narration is excellent and appropriate for parents, child care providers, and PK teachers.
Alison Bell Iowa Parent Information Resource Center Early Childhood Team Leader Cedar Falls, Iowa