Family Literacy

Raising Readers & Math Thinkers As a Community

Raising Readers & Math Thinkers As a Community is Dartmouth Learning Network's signature programming for parents of children aged birth to five years old.  Grounded in research, Raising Readers & Math Thinkers As a Community provides parents with the skills, knowledge and practical tools that they need to Raise Readers & Math Thinkers.  Our approach is to make learning fun, affordable and easy to incorporate into the daily routines of busy families.

Raising Readers & Math Thinkers As a Community is delivered as a workshop series for parents and/or parents and children in partnership with family resource centres in the Dartmouth area.  We are also working to make our resources readily available to you online so please continue to check our site for new resources and tools.

Check out our events calendar to find out where we’ll be next.

Family Fun with Phonics (ages 5-6)
This program introduces families to the internationally recognized Jolly Phonics program and how to use it. It incorporates multi-sensory crafts and activities that pair with the phonics sounds to make learning fun and affordable. Designed to be self-directed, families can proceed through activities at their own pace and on their own time.

 rhyming fun for babies

Rhyming Fun for Babies – provides you with simple tips for learning success and a collection of rhymes to use when playing with baby.

finger play for babies

Finger Play for Toddlers – enjoy fun activities that get your toddler moving and learning language at the same time with this collection of rhymes and simple tips for learning success.

Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day is celebrated annually on January 27th and, we think it's a pretty big deal.  Each year, we offer fun activities and events to engage families in reading and learning together.

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