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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.
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 Books, Print 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 Everything, Letter Knowledge: Look for Letters Everywhere and Phonological Awareness: Take Time to Rhyme, sing and play word games.
Large Kits Available Now for Checkout:
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 Soon