Food and Family Literacy

Food and Family Literacy

Food and Family Literacy

Date posted: March 27, 2015

Food and Family Literacy: Alphabet Soup, a recent post on the Columbia Alliance for Literacy blog, demonstrates the great fit between preparing food, eating meals and learning together as a family.

Family mealtimes support children’s development, including the development of literacy skills.  The following video describes the benefits of creating a culture of learning at home:

The Better Together website has a new resource for encouraging mealtime conversations with toddlers and preschoolers. 

Let’s Talk … Mealtime Conversation Cards for Toddlers & Preschoolers is a free, downloadable set of conversation starters for parents and caregivers.

Want to find out more about literacy and food? Check out our free LEAP resources. 

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