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Activities to Try at Home
Sesame Street on Hoopla
You have access to your favorite Sesame Street characters — Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and more! These kid-approved Sesame Street stories are available in eBooks, TV, and comics and help you through lessons in literacy & numeracy, health & wellness, and respect & understanding.
"Learn as They Grow" from Hennepin County Library
Learn how all family members and your public library can help prepare young children to be readers with five early literacy activities that are fun yet powerful ways to encourage early learning.
Book Quick Picks
Other Early Literacy Resources
A great sign language dictionarywith videos with hundreds of different words you can teach your child.
A great website for all things early literacy and singing. Watch videos, browse the song library, and learn about the benefits of singing with your little one.
Get Ready with Words!
The first 2000 days are critical learning days for children 18 months to 5 years old. Children who don't get an early grasp of vocabulary lag far behind their counterparts who learn more words.
Get Ready with Words helps make it easy for parents and caregivers to find and share "Words of the Week" and activities sure to spark learning.