Early Literacy at Home: August 2018 Calendar
(Photo courtesy of the CA State Library and Terry Lorant Photography)
August 1: Read a book about your favorite animal.
August 2: Build a house using pillows, blankets and chairs.
August 3: Make up a song about hats.
August 4: Play dress-up with old Halloween costumes.
August 5: Paint outside with water and a paintbrush.
August 6: Roll a ball back and forth.
August 7: What happens when you put paper into a bowl of water?
August 8: Visit the library.
August 9: Play with bubbles.
August 10: Practice spelling your name out loud.
August 11: Pick out your own clothes.
August 12: Count the number of shirts in your closet.
August 13: Make a bed for a toy with an old shoebox and fabric scraps.
August 14: Tap different objects with a wooden spoon. What noises do you hear?
August 15: Point to the letters on a page as you read together.
August 16: What rhymes with the word "bat"?
August 17: Visit the library.
August 18: Try a new food today.
August 19: What is one thing you made you smile today?
August 20: Draw circles that are small, medium and large.
August 21: Learn how to spell the name of your favorite food.
August 22: What letters are in the word "book".
August 23: Share a book with someone special.
August 24: Tell a friend, pet, or stuffed animal a story about your day.
August 25: Help in the kitchen! Add one ingredient into a mixing bowl.
August 26: Point to the pictures on a page when saw the word.
August 27: Have a dance party with your toys.
August 28: What letter does your favorite color start with?
August 29: Draw, scribble or write today.
August 30: How high can you count when washing your hands?
August 31: Pick out a book for bedtime stories.