Literacy Ideas for Daily Life

literacy ideas for homeWhen we hear the word “literacy,” we instantly think of reading a book to a young child. Great as it is, the image – and definition – fall  short in two ways

  • Reading is just one piece of the literacy cycle.
  • Even teenagers need literacy support and practice.

Literacy is in reality the integration of communication skills: reading, writing, speaking. You can technically do one without the other, but they also have a lot of overlap. There are lots of ways that we can blend literacy ideas into our daily routines.

Literacy Ideas with Art & Music

Literacy Ideas using Toys, Games & Puzzles

Literacy Ideas with a side of Mathematics

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