March 31, 2014

Early Literacy Grows Outdoors

Bedtime stories are a favorite part of many families' early literacy routines. But, what about building early literacy skills outside? Today, at a special Travis Park Play & Learn, families joined Little Read Wagon to do just that!

A simple way to get outdoors and get ready to read is to bring your favorite books and find a comfortable spot to enjoy them together. We brought lots of books about dogs to coincide with the opening of a dog park. Click on the links in the captions to find these books at the San Antonio Public Library.
http://sapl.sat.lib.tx.us/record=b1858369~S1
http://sapl.sat.lib.tx.us/record=b1800299~S1
http://sapl.sat.lib.tx.us/record=b1745050~S1
http://sapl.sat.lib.tx.us/record=b1419329~S1
http://sapl.sat.lib.tx.us/record=b1373848~S1
http://sapl.sat.lib.tx.us/record=b1634235~S1



In addition to reading outside, just about any other outdoor activity can present an opportunity to build early literacy skills. How do you think outdoor play time can support your child in getting ready to read?

March 24, 2014

Early Morning Play & Learn Downtown at Travis Park!

Travis Park has been undergoing some changes lately and everyone is invited to celebrate!

At 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 31 Little Read Wagon will bring some Play & Learn fun to the reopening festivities! For a detailed list of all the special events for the day, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/663059270419630/?ref=22

See you there!



March 22, 2014

Play & Learn - Registration Required

Little Read Wagon's next Play & Learn series begins April 3 at House of Prayer Lutheran Church. Space is limited and registration is required. Please view the event listing to register your family!

March 10, 2014

Spring Break Play & Learn


We’ve extended our Woodlawn Park series to accommodate requests for a spring break Play & Learn. Join us tomorrow (3/11) as we play our way through sensory tubs, puppetry, collage art, and always plenty of books. Leave with a new one of your own!

Weather permitting, we will use the indoor and outdoor space of the Woodlawn Community Room, located at the south end of the gymnasium, 1103 Cincinnati Ave. Storytime at 10am. Hands-on activities until 11:30am

February 24, 2014

Free Workshops for Early Childhood Teachers

Do you work with children in child care, preschool, or another early childhood setting? Little Read Wagon will offer the three-hour workshop: Exploring Math, Science and Early Literacy four more times this year. The workshop is free and open to adults who live or work within San Antonio city limits. For more information and to register, please view the workshop flyer.
Teachers explore a variety of materials for use in math and science experiences.

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