Oral Language Activites that Develop Reading Readiness

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Games and Circle Time Activites that Build Receptive and Expressive Language

 
Storytelling

  • You don’t need a book to promote reading readiness and a love of stories!

Action Stories

  • Children love actively participating in these narratives, chants, and games.

Fingerplays

  • As children combine these chants and songs with actions, they establish firm links between language, its use, and its meaning.

Finger Puppet Books and Puppets

  • Puppets offer children wonderful opportunities to explore the meaning of concepts,story plots, and characters, facilitating future reading comprehension.

Songs for Young Children

  • Music provides a most enjoyable way to build language facility.