Early Literacy Activities to do at Home: September 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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September 2017 Early Education Calendar

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September 2017 Calendar of Activities

  • September 1: Try a new food today
  • September 2: Visit the library
  • September 3: Try to jump on one foot
  • September 5: Count the number of green shirts in your closet
  • September 6: Point to the letters on a page when you read
  • September 7: What is the weather like today?
  • September 8: How many shapes can you make with your fingers
  • September 9: Sing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" before bedtime
  • September 10: Play with measuring cups during bathtime
  • September 11: Look for a book about pirates
  • September 12: Try tracing the first letter of your name
  • September 13: Have a picnic with your toys
  • September 14: How many letters are in your name?
  • September 15: What shapes are the windows in your home?
  • September 16: What rhymes with the word "play"?
  • September 17: Play catch outside today
  • September 18: Tell someone about your favorite song
  • September 19: What is one new thing you tried today?
  • September 20: What letter does "September" start with?
  • September 21: Cut up paper! Use scissors or your hands
  • September 22: Visit the library
  • September 23: Help put away the dishes, count them as you go
  • September 24: Smell, sort and touch the clothes from the laundry
  • September 25: What different types of cars do you see on the road?
  • September 26: Sing to your favorite song
  • September 27: Play a game of Peek-a-Book
  • September 28: How many legs does a dog have?
  • September 29: Count to 10 with your eyes closed
  • September 30: Draw a picture using only your favorite color

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