A great way parents/caregivers can encourage language development and literacy skills is to read and participate in storytimes. During storytime we share stories, songs and fingerplays, and have fun with rhymes!
Get Ready to Read! is designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. Intended for use with all children, the resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults, and ways to address concerns.
Combining animations with over 40 engaging, interactive activities, puzzles, and songs, Available languages: Chinese, English, French, German, and Spanish, with Italian coming soon. Log into Transparent Language and select one of these languages. You will see a link at the top of the page for the Kidspeak version.
Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and so much more. Our mission is to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder—and we’re at work in more than 150 countries, using the power of media and our beloved Muppets to meet children’s development needs with critical early education, social impact programs, and a large dose of fun!