Family literacy refers to how families use reading,
writing, and communicating to work, learn and play together – both
at home and in their community. It is about families taking time
to develop relationships.
Everyday activities that parents share with their
children are not only learning opportunities for the child, but
the parents as well. When families take time to read, explore a
city or countryside, visit a museum or park, bake or cook, share
stories or celebrate traditions together, they are practicing family
definition of parent includes caregivers and guardians.
For the Success at School
The Saskatchewan Literacy Network is pleased to announce the completion of For the Success at School. This companion booklet to For the Love of Reading and For the Joy of Learning is now available from the Saskatchewan Literacy Network. For the Success at School provides families with encouragement and practical ideas to help children be successful from preschool through high school, and beyond.
With the support of the Communities Initiatives Fund we are pleased to offer these booklets free of charge.
Download your electronic copy today or contact our office through email, [email protected], or phone, 1-888-511-2111, to order the print versions of the booklet.
The Family Literacy Toolkit was developed based