6 by 6: Library Program

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Helpful ideas of how to use all those wonderful resources contained in our 6 by 6 Large Kits

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

Large Kits Available for Checkout Through ILL

Medium Sized Kits Available For Checkout Through ILL

Medium Sized Kits Available For Checkout Through ILL

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