6 by 6: Ready to Read~Kansas Statewide Early Literacy Library Program



Artwork Skill Cards     Recipe Cards      Lists and Activities    Promotion and Outreach       Interactive Spaces 6 by 6 Alphabet Under Construction Kit-1
What is 6 by 6? This program emphasizes the six skills that parents and caregivers can help children develop before they learn to read, at about the age of 6. The 6 by 6 program was created by the Johnson County Library  based on the PLA program- Every Child Ready to Read and has now been adopted by the State Library of Kansas for promotion statewide.
Made possible by the State Library of Kansas through a grant from the U.S Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

The 11 Large 6 by 6 Kits: All Large 6 by 6 Kits contain at least one activity from the 6 key skill areas of early literacy. Print Motivation: Have Fun with BooksPrint Awareness: Notice Print All Around You, Vocabulary: Talk, Talk, Talk to your children even when they don’t understand what you’re saying, Narrative Skills: Tell Stories About EverythingLetter Knowledge: Look for Letters Everywhere and Phonological Awareness:Take Time to Rhyme, sing and play word games.

Large Kits Available for Checkout Through ILL:

 Alphabet Under Construction   Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type   Put It On The List   Little Cloud  The Very Hungry Caterpillar   Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom   Seven Blind Mice        Tip,Tip,Dig Dig        Blue Sea     Mushroom in the Rain             Snowballs 

Medium Sized Kits Available For Checkout Through ILL:

Groovy ButtonsOn the Farm 5 Senses All About Me Little Monsters:Don’t Fear Monster

Groovy Buttons  On the Farm  Can You Dance?  

Babies, Babies, Babies Bedtime  My New Shoes Mutt-i-grees

Once Upon a Time   Healthy Me, Healthy You    Oceans   Summer Fun

Zoo Animals  Day and Night  Growing Things  Transportation

Hello School Home and Family  Fall Harvest 

Seasons and Weather

Gingerbread Friends     Winter Time