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For Parents And Caregivers

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  • Babies love it when you sing, talk, and ​read to ​them!


  • Your baby will love books because your ​baby ​loves your voice.


  • Point to the pictures and say what ​things are, ​ask questions about what ​you see.


  • Read together at naptime, playtime, ​bedtime, ​anytime -- make it a daily ​routine!


  • Make up funny voices for the ​characters.


  • Let your child help turn the pages.


Find lots more resources on our National ​Center’s website here!

Parent ​Resources

LITERACY RESOURCES


Find Your Local Library this career site lists public libraries by location.


Reading Together/Leyendo Juntos: A fun, colorful 1-page tip sheet in English ​and Spanish.


What Children Like In Books, a simple guide to books children like and respond to ​at every developmental stage in English and Spanish


DEVELOPMENTAL RESOURCES


Milestone Moments Booklet, 2021 CDC milestone checklists by age for ​parents and caregivers


Family Pocket Guide (in English and Spanish, written for families by families)


CDC Milestone Tracker Mobile App (English and Spanish)


Birth To 5 – Watch Me Thrive


HCDC Pediatrics -- Comprehensive resources for providers and caregivers


EmbraceRace - Resources for raising children who are thoughtful, informed, and ​brave about race.

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CHECK OUT ​THESE ​RESOURCES!

Mixed-Race Family Portrait

TALKING WITH CHILDREN ​ABOUT RACE

  • Drawing Differences lessons developed by EmbraceRace that ​can be used at home or as part of a classroom, library or ​afterschool program. Each activity cultivates close observation, ​conversation about, and appreciation of, the range of skin ​colors, hair textures, facial features, and expressions that make ​individuals unique​



CHILDREN’S BOOKS ABOUT RACE





  • Mixed Me written by Taye Diggs and illustrated by Shane W. Evans​




Reach Out and Read is 501(c)3 nonprofit that gives young ​children a foundation for success by incorporating books into ​pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud ​together.


Alex Chu , Regional Executive Director

northeast@reachoutandread.org

89 South Street, Suite 201

Boston, MA 02111

Phone: 617.455.0600

EIN is 04-3481253