Let’s Read!

letsreadlogo black1 (2)Let’s Read is a community-based literacy strategy to reach parents early in their children’s lives to promote language and literacy development.

Parent resource programs (OEYCs, BBKC) provide parent guidance and Newborn Literacy Kits to parents and their infants.

Health care providers at participating medical clinics provide parent guidance  and a free toddler board book at the enhanced 18 month well baby medical visit.

Let’s Read Overview

Child and Babytalk phone line at KFL&A Public Health

  • Registered nurses answer questions about pregnancy, breastfeeding, infant feeding, normal child growth & development, adjusting to motherhood, parenting and more.
  • 613 549-1154     or    1 800 267-7875 ext. 1555

Parent and infant playgroups in KFL&A

Parent and toddler playgroups in KFL&A

Library programs for babies and parents in Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington

Great Books for Infants

Great Toddler Books

Rhymes, Songs and Lullabies for Babies

Partnering agencies and community groups

Information about the Enhanced 18 Month Well Baby Medical Visit

ndds.ca an innovative developmental checklist for babies and children from birth to six years of age.

Similar projects in Ontario and, across Canada and the United States

Canadian Pediatric Society * Early Literacy

Let’s Read has been generously supported by:

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Let’s Read is a project of the KFL&A Children’s Literacy Committee        kfla-childrens-literacy-committee

Let’s Read working group member agencies include:

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