Resources for Parents
Bedtime Math: Get your kids interested in Math with fun, interactive exercises.
Children’s Reading Foundation: Explore this website to learn about the importance of reading aloud. The vision of The Children’s Reading Foundation is to ensure every child learns to read early and well, thereby reaching his or her full potential in school and life. Click on “Parents” to see what you can do to help your child become a reader.
Little Story Bug: Join Miss Tracey as she performs rhymes and songs for preschoolers. They are educational and engaging! Rhythm, rhyme and repetition are essential for early literacy.
Mother Goose on the Loose: Favorite nursery rhymes and early literacy tips are the highlight of this website. Click on resources to access videos of nursery rhymes. Learn all the movements to accompany the rhymes and share them with your infant or toddler.
: Research shows that children who read for pleasure and explore new things in the summer do better and forget less when they go back to school in the fall. The Virginia Department of Education has launched a Web page and flyer with ideas for summer learning that may be shared with parents, caregivers, or students as the school year ends.
: This rich resource provides activities in order to better prepare your child for school and to read independently.