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This parent-friendly magazine provides effective and easy strategies to promote reading throughout a child's early years. The magazine is available in English and Spanish and includes a monthly calendar of activities to do with your child. Download a free PDF copy Cultivating Readers and also the Event Guide (in English only currently):
- Cultivating Readers (PDF)
Available in both English and Spanish, the Cultivating Readers Family Guide provides tips to grow reading skills from birth to age eight. The guide will help parents keep their shared learning activities with their children fun and part of their everyday routine. Children will learn without even realizing it!
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- Event Guide (PDF)
The Event Guide is designed to help schools and community-based organizations host successful family learning events, using Parent and Child Together (PACT) Time® as a key component. Complete with thorough checklists and detailed agendas, the Event Guide is a great resource to engage families and make your next event a success.
- Cultivating Readers Booklist (PDF)
Find suggested fiction and nonfiction reading for grades K – 5. This 22-page booklet features more than 200 recommended books covering 20 popular subjects for children, such as crafts and hobbies, health, realistic fiction, fables, humor, and more.
- Cultivating Readers Bookmark (PDF)
This bookmark offers ideas for parents on how to make the most of the time they spend reading with their child. It also features a question-and-answer guide to help children develop oral language skills and build vocabulary.