Early Literacy Activities to do at Home: July 2017 Calendar

These fun and simple activities are just one way to help develop your child's pre-reading skills. Pick and choose or try them all!

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July 2017 calendar of early literacy activities to do at home

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July 2017 Calendar of Activities

  • July 1: Look for a book about fireworks.
  • July 2: Tell a favorite stuffed animal one thing that made you smile.
  • July 3: Try a new food. What did you like and what did you not like about it?
  • July 5: Identify colors while sorting the laundry.
  • July 6: Visit the library.
  • July 7: Talk about what you want to be when you are a grown-up.
  • July 8: Dance with Gerald and Piggie at St. James Park!
  • July 9: Look for 10 green objects in your home.
  • July 10: Visit the library.
  • July 11: Sing the ABC song.
  • July 12: Count the number of windows in your home.
  • July 13: Sing a song during bathtime.
  • July 14: Count the number of fingers on a grown-ups hand.
  • July 15: Try to name a different food for each letter of the alphabet.
  • July 16: Clap to the beat of your favorite song.
  • July 17: Make a picture.
  • July 18: Make a house out of pillows and blankets.
  • July 19: Try a new food today for lunch.
  • July 20: Practice jumping on one foot.
  • July 21: Practice tracing letters in a tray of rice.
  • July 22: Share a book with a grown-up.
  • July 23: Make up a poem out of nonsense rhymes.
  • July 24: What rhymes with the word “cat”?
  • July 25: Play with bubbles.
  • July 26: Draw a picture of something special to you.
  • July 27: Count each step as you go up or down stairs.
  • July 28: Visit the library.
  • July 29: Talk about a city you want to visit.
  • July 30: What color clothes are you wearing?
  • July 31: Try to spell the letters in your name.


These are great ideas; thanks.

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