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Babies in Bloom: Singing

Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community! Early Literacy Tip:  Like reading, singing is an … Continue reading

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Choral Reading for Babies in Bloom

You may have noticed that in my Babies in Bloom program, I tend to use choral reading rather than choosing one or two books for the group for me to read. This post just covers why I do that– and … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom: Print Awareness

Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community! Today’s early literacy skill is Print Awareness. Program … Continue reading

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Early Literacy Resources

Early Literacy Components Phonological Awareness: the ability to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words Print Conventions/Awareness: knowing that print has meaning, how to handle a book, direction of print, environmental print Letter Knowledge: knowing that the same … Continue reading

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Babies In Bloom: Phonological Awareness

Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community! Today’s early literacy skill is Phonological Awareness. Housekeeping: … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom, Early Literacy Tips May 2014

Babies in Bloom… IN ACTION with Elaine Conway Early Literacy Tip (Example): Letter Knowledge, Method: Shapes/Colors (May 2014) To identify letters, children have to be able to distinguish things that are alike and different. For example, a lowercase n and … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom: Print Awareness

Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while building early literacy skills. A great way to get to know other families in your community! Today’s early literacy skill is Print Awareness. Program … Continue reading

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