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



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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.  

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 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 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