Reading Readiness

Written by Yia Lor, Eau Claire County Family Engagement & Relationships Extension Educator.

Reading out loud is the most important thing you can do to prepare children to read. Building pre-literacy skills in young children helps them achieve greater success in school. Throughout the day, read what you see around you: signs, labels, recipes, or words from a text message.

Download the ”Reading Readiness” Fact Sheet

Read the fact sheet:


  1. “Reading with Your Child” –,to%20understand%20the%20written%20word.
  2. “A Daily Experience, A LifeLong Benefit” –
  3. “Kids & Family Reading Report: Finding Their Story” –