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Learning to read can be so much fun! If you are worried that your child will struggle when they begin the process of learning to read, consider reviewing some of our kindergarten pre-reading success tips for parents. We are dedicated to helping your child reach their fullest potential, and that process starts before reading even begins.
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A professional pre-K to grade 2 teacher created our pre-reading resources, so we know the best methods to helping little ones read. We understand that you love your children and want to help them learn in a fun and healthy environment. Your desire to help your children is exactly why we have created these resources.
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If you want a young child to love learning, make sure that learning is enjoyable for them. Holly DiBella-McCarthy’s Dilly Duck Plays All Day book and resources for parents and educators are the perfect way to connect with children on a level they understand, bringing fun to reading while they learn pre-reading, early math, and emotional vocabulary. Click on the HOME page to learn about free resources for your emergent reader. Building pre-reading skills before beginning their school career is important. Foster a love of reading today!
When you sign up for our emails, you can enjoy a variety of resources designed to build pre-reading skills in young children. We offer a 12-page activity guide that both teachers and parents can use along with the picture book to teach toddlers and preschoolers pre-reading skills including how to identify their emotions, pre-read, and do simple, age-appropriate math. Our free resources also include coloring books and pages, activities and games sure to delight your child, along with articles and eBooks for your benefit.
As an educator herself, Holly knows exactly how to create activities to build pre-reading skills in young children. You can help your child look for Dilly in their world at parks near you and email a photo when you find her, and you can use our book STRETCH extension activity guide to find other related activities perfect for teaching your pre-k and kindergarten aged children. Or if you prefer, you can use our 6" Dilly plush to help your child learn the art of playing pretend.
Whatever stage your child is at, our activities and resources can help them learn to love Dilly Duck and, by extension, the Dilly Duck books. This love can grow to encompass more and more books so that your children can cultivate their reading skills to get ready for school success. Sign up for our emails to get access to all our amazing resources and start your child on their path to literacy today.