Reading Games follows the tradition of successful books by the veteran early childhood author Jackie Silberg. The games in the book are designed to enrich three- to six-year-olds' pre-reading skills and prepare them to be successful readers. Eleven chapters are organized by elements of literacy, such as alliteration, alphabet, letter sounds, and rhyming. The book also provides research-based information on the importance of literacy development in young children. These games will develop a love for language and joy of reading.
Each activity in the book is engaging and creative, and notes the specific skills addressed by the activity. Teaching literacy and pre-reading skills is very important to parents and teachers, and Reading Games makes learning fun. These games require little preparation and few materials.
This book offers many helpful literacy tools:
About the author
Jackie Silberg is a renowned early childhood author, advocate, and keynote speaker. She has won awards in both the education and parenting fields. Her books have been published in 23 countries. During her prolific career, she has founded and directed a music school, planned and performed a musical program on a children's television show, and written and produced a television show focused on children's needs, called "Just Kids." She has been writing books and music for children since 1979.
Reading Games for Young Children has won the iParenting Media Award.