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Let’s Be Active! Backgrounder

Children love to move! The benefits of being active are lifelong and life wide. When we move and play, we learn, have fun, feel good and our bodies are healthy …

Decoda Literacy Calendar 2021

This is a calendar of literacy-related dates to remember in 2021.

Decoda Literacy Calendar 2020

This is a calendar of literacy-related dates to remember in 2020.

Let’s Read Together! Backgrounder

Reading together with family is a child’s first introduction to reading. Children like it when their families read with them, even when children can read on their own. Reading together …

Let’s Make It! Backgrounder

Children enjoy making things. When they’re making, they’re learning and having fun. When children have the time, tools and materials to make things, they learn to solve problems, be creative, …

What’s on My Plate? Backgrounder

Children develop literacy through daily routines. Families can support all kinds of learning through healthy eating. This backgrounder describes how families’ healthy eating activities support children’s literacy. It includes links …

Tuning into Music: Listen! Make! Move! – Backgrounder

This backgrounder provides information on how music activities can develop and reinforce literacy skills in young children.

Let’s Play Together! Backgrounder

This information sheet outlines why play in families is important and how it benefits both children and their parents. It was created for Family Literacy Week 2016.

STEAM Family Fun Backgrounder

This information sheet describes the meaning of STEAM. It explains why STEAM activities for families are a fun way of learning.

Literacy at Work: Information for Employers about Reading, Writing and Math Skills

Written for employers, this booklet briefly reviews how literacy affects work and what employers can do to improve employee literacy skills that will benefit both themselves and their employees. Developed …