Resources & Links (Children)
-Resources & Links-
Get Ready to Read offers fun and easy online screening tools to test the reading readiness of four-year-olds, as well as interactive games, printable activity cards, and recommended early literacy resources in Spanish and English.
All children ages 0-4 who reside in Madison County are eligible for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, a program which sends an age appropriate book to your home to grow your own library. Stop by your local Madison County library to learn more.
Growing Up Reading
This site, from the West Bloomfield Township Public Library, provides a wealth of information on early literacy, brain development, and more.
Mojo’s Musical "Mouseum"
Discover the lyrics and tunes of popular children’s songs and lullabies. Singing is a great way to promote language development.
Mother Goose Pages
An online anthology of Mother Goose rhymes with sharing tips, recommended books, and resources.
Reach Out and Read
Reading tips for parents, including the developmental milestones of reading developed by pediatricians, available also in Spanish and Chinese.
READ TO ME
READ TO ME, is an innovative, intergenerational program that encourages young parents to read to their babies. The site includes author/illustrator suggestions and reading tips for parents.
Reading is Fundamental (RIF)
RIF's "Leading to Reading" site provides booklists, online stories & songs, resources, and interactive activities to turn children in life-long readers.