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The Library's Early Literacy Program

The Library's Early Literacy Program

For Preschoolers

A Sing & Rhyme Activity for Preschoolers

I Spy with Sounds

Sing & Rhyme Play with sounds, songs and rhymes.


I Spy with Sounds

Put a new spin on a fun game: I Spy! Give a clue with the beginning sound of an item: "I spy something that starts with the 'buh' (B) sound." Start out easy by only using a few sounds (like B, M and S). You can add to them as your child learns more sounds. A game is a fun way to play with letter sounds!


The Fly and the Flea

A flea and a fly in a flue,
Were trapped - so what could they do?
Said the flea, “Let us fly.”
Said the fly, “Let us flee.”
So they flew through a flaw in the flue.


Click the book jackets to find these books and more at the Library.

Find these books at

  • All the awake animals are almost asleep
  • All the awake animals are almost asleep by Crescent Dragonwagon
  • Some Smug Slug
  • Some Smug Slug by Pamela Duncan Edwards
  • I Spy a Funny Frog
  • I Spy a Funny Frog by Jean Marzollo


Thursday, April 27

  • 11 a.m., Storytime, Schweitzer Brentwood Branch

Friday, April 28

  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Midtown Carnegie Branch
  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Republic Branch

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