Children and Families

Children and Families

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What’s on My Plate? Backgrounder

This information sheet provides background information on how activities that support healthy eating also develop literacy skills in young children. It was developed by Family Literacy Week 2018. Click here to access the What’s on My Plate? backgrounder.

What’s on My Plate? Talk * Touch * Taste – Babies

This activity sheet describes some fun family food-related activities that babies can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a baby. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2018.

What’s on My Plate? Touch * Talk * Taste – Toddlers

This activity sheet describes some fun family food-related activities that toddlers can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a toddler. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2018.

What’s on My Plate? Talk * Taste * Count * Cook – Preschoolers

This activity sheet describes some fun family food-related activities that preschoolers can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a preschooler. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2018.

What’s on My Plate? Talk * Taste * Count * Cook – Primary School Children

This activity sheet describes some fun family food-related activities that primary school children can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a young school child. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2018.

Tuning into Music: Listen! Make! Move! – Backgrounder

This information sheet provides background information on how music activities can develop and reinforce literacy skills in young children.

Tuning into Music: Listen! Make! Move! – Preschoolers

This activity sheet describes some fun music activities that preschoolers can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a preschooler. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2017.

Tuning into Music: Listen! Make! Move! – Toddlers

This activity sheet describes some fun music activities that toddlers can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a toddler. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2017.

Tuning into Music: Listen! Make! Move! – Babies

This activity sheet describes some fun music activities that babies can enjoy with their families. It includes a brief outline of how these activities benefit a baby. This sheet was created for Family Literacy Week 2017.

Implementing a Bilingual Family Literacy Program with Immigrant and Refugee Families

Title: Implementing a Bilingual Family Literacy Program with Immigrant and Refugee Families: The Case of Parents As Literacy Supporters (PALS) Authors: Jim Anderson, Nicola Friedrich, and Ji Eun Kim Date: February, 2011 This research paper describes the design, implementation and impact of the bilingual family literacy program, Parents As Literacy Supporters or PALS, in five… Read more