Play for Literacy: Celebrating January 27, 2011, Family Literacy Day (2011)

The authors of this document encourage families to become aware of the literacy opportunities surrounding them in everyday life. For instance, they point out that children playing “let’s pretend” are building their vocabulary, developing language skills, and learning how to tell a story.

The authors have included ideas for specific games families can play together, like going on a scavenger hunt for words or using family photographs as the starting point for a story. They have also included suggestions for outdoor activities, like building a snow family.

The authors also provide suggestions for books to interest children from the preschool years to about Grade 6.

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2011-01-25
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Centre for Family Literacy. Play for Literacy: Celebrating January 27, 2011, Family Literacy Day 2011. Web. 26 Nov. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/cffl/play/play.pdf>
Centre for Family Literacy (2011). Play for Literacy: Celebrating January 27, 2011, Family Literacy Day. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/cffl/play/play.pdf
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