Early Childhood Literacy Resources

6 x 6 This parent-friendly early literacy program emphasizes the six skills that parents and caregivers can help children develop, before they learn to read, at about the age of six:

1. Have Fun with Books
2. Notice Print All Around You
3. Talk, Talk, Talk
4. Look for Letters Everywhere
5. Tell Stories About Everything
6. Take Time to Rhyme

ABCmouse Kids age 2 to 8 learn to read through phonics, as well as learn lessons in math, social studies, art and music.

Bookflix Digital resource from the State Library of Kansas. Storybooks paired with a nonfiction ebook, with narration and read-along features.

Books Your Child Should Hear Before Kindergarten

Great Books to Read to Infants and Toddlers

Highlights Magazine (on hoopla)

Read-alongs (on hoopla)

Reading Rockets A national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle and how caring adults can help.

Storyline Online Videos produced by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

TumbleBook Library Ebooks for kids from the State Library of Kansas.

Unite for Literacy Free resource reads picture books to children. Multiple languages available.