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Advocates & Facilitators
Early Literacy Advocates & Facilitators

Resources

The following resources are free for early literacy advocates and workshop facilitators. To become a trained facilitator or If you would like to add your logo to any of the materials we would be happy to share, just contact us at (504)596-2583 or email literacy@neworleanspubliclibrary.org.

Promotional Material

ECRR Brochure

ECRR Bookmarks
Talking
Singing
Reading
Writing
Playing

ECRR Overview

Workshop Outlines/Checklists

Fun with Stories – Outline
Fun with Stories – Checklist
Fun with Words - Outline
Fun with Words - Checklist
Fun with Letters - Outline
Fun with Letters - Checklist
Fun with Math & Science – Outline
Fun with Math & Science - Checklist

Powerpoint Presentations

Fun with Stories
Fun with Words
Fun with Letters
Fun with Math & Science

Workshop Forms

Sign-In Sheet
Evaluation Form – Parent/Caregiver
Pre-Survey Form – Early Childhood Educator
Evaluation Form – Early Childhood Educator

General Information

Getting Ready to Read at Home
Preschool Milestones
Websites
ECRR Recipe Card

Parent/Caregiver Packets

Packets by Workshop Type:
Fun with Stories

Parent Information:
      Literacy Information
      Stages of Vocabulary
      Ten Read Aloud Tips
      Telling Stories
      Types of Children’s Books

Activities:
      Picture Walk/One Minute Story
      Songs for Daily Routines
      Make-a-Book
      Kitten Finger Puppets
      Making Mittens
      Writing Garden
      Kitten Puppet Theater

Fun with Words

Parent Information:
      Literacy Information
      The Effect of Mother’s Speech
      Wordless Picture Books
      Dialogic Reading

Activities:
      Say It Slow/Say It Fast
      Super Duper Word Chant
      Picture Book Rhyming
      Rhyme Time
      Rhyming Cards
      Labeling the Room
      NOPL Maze
      Faces Charades
      Simon Says/Charades

Fun with Letters

Parent Information:
      Literacy Information
      Milestones in Learning the Alphabet
      Types of Alphabet Books

Activities:
      Letter Sounds
      Letter Blends
      Uppercase Letters
      Lowercase Letters
      Willowby-Wallowby Woo
      Apples and Bananas
      Spelling Songs
      Letter Shapes
      Writing Letters Everywhere
      Paper Plate I Spy

Fun with Math & Science

Parent Information
      Literacy Information
      Cause & Effect
      Reading Nonfiction Texts
      STEM Tools at Home

Activities
      Hot and Cold
      Dem Bones
      Mardi Gras Mask Count
      Straw Necklace
      Fun Mixtures/Playdough
      Static Electricity (ages 3 to 5)
      Fun Math Practices

Research

PET Scan of Brain
Synaptic Density from Birth to Teenage
Research and Resources on Early Literacy


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