Supporting your child’s reading skills at home is important for their learning and development. Check out these early literacy resources to make story time fun!
Tips for Reading with Younger Children
Aim to share a book and read together for 15 minutes a day. Start with 5 minutes and stretch the time depending on your child’s interest.
Tandem offers three easy tips to keep in mind when sharing books with children of all ages.
- Follow your child’s pace
- Make it a conversation
- Have fun!
For more information, see the attached tip sheets from Tandem in English, Spanish and Chinese or visit Tandem's YouTube page for video tips and author interviews.
Several organizations are hosting virtual storytimes that you can watch on your own schedule. Here are a few of our favorites:
Storyline Online features familiar faces reading favorite books- with activity guides included!
Black Lives Matter Instructional Library has read-alouds for each title in the collection
Access multilingual eBooks for all ages through the Overdrive app via the San Francisco Public Library Kids page.