Outdoor Reading Program

The warmer weather in spring beckons us all to appreciate the sensory world of nature! This is the perfect time of year to expand the limits of your reading circle to include the great outdoors. How about moving your storytime outside today? You will be providing children with the unique opportunity to incorporate the sights and sounds of the outside world into their reading encounters. Reading is a multi-sensory experience filled with opportunities to use sight, sound, and touch. From listening skills to visual discrimination, all the early literacy skills can be celebrated and practiced outdoors. Here are some ideas you can use today!