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.