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Ready to Read

Ready to Read

Reading is the key to a world of knowledge. Helping your children be good readers will help them be successful in school and in life.

How to Help

Talking, Reading and Writing Milestones

Get an idea of what you can expect from children ages 2 to 5 when it comes to talking, reading and writing.

Examples of Home Literacy Materials

Use this checklist to find out how well you are doing in creating a literacy-rich environment in your home and learn how to enrich your child's experiences with books and reading.

Reading Tip Sheets for Parents

Easy parent tips to help kids become successful readers. Grouped by age. (Available in 11 languages.)

Preschooler Practice Guides for Parents  

Infants, toddlers and preschoolers are developing literacy skills every day that will help them become readers and writers. Find activities and tips that you can use to support your child's literacy.