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Starting Early

Starting Early

It is never too early to read with a child. And it's one of the easiest and best ways to help your baby get on the path to learning that will last a life time. There are also some simple things you can do with your little one to help them get a head start on math!

Make Learning Part of Every Day

Every Day is a Reading and Writing Day!

Multimedia program with resources to help young children and families make the most of everyday opportunities to talk, read and write together.

Tips for Parents of Children Ages 0-2

Fun, simple ways to enjoy talking, reading and writing with your baby or toddler as you go about daily life.

Baby and Toddler Math Activities: Math Talk with Infants and Toddlers 

Math activities you can do at home with your baby or toddler.

Let's Talk About Math

Video series that focuses on early math for ages birth to 3.

CELL Podcasts for Parents of Infants

How-to podcasts help parents prepare their infants for reading include Baby's First Games; Infant Finger Drawing; Sights and Sounds; Baby's First Picture Books and more.

CELL Podcasts for Parents of Toddlers

Help toddlers be ready for reading with tips from these podcasts: Art of Writing; Sound Play; Act Natural; Listen Up! and others.

CELLpops and Posters for Parents and Teachers

Mini-posters show simple ways to include early reading skills in daily activities and routines. The CELL Pops are interactive versions of the posters for use with infants and toddlers.