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The Library's Early Literacy Program

The Library's Early Literacy Program

For Babies

A Talk & Read Activity for Babies

Colors All Around

Talk & Read Explore lots of words with your child.

PLAY

Colors All Around

So many colors to see and talk about! Baby may be just starting to notice colors so it is a good time to begin describing the beautiful colors she sees. When she picks up a toy, describe the color and compare it to something else the same color (like her shirt). These fun conversations show baby how delightful colors are!


SING

Roll Roll Sugar Babies

Roll, roll, sugar babies, (roll baby's hands together)

Roll, roll sugar babies, 

Push, (gently push hands away from baby)

Pull, (gently push hands toward baby)

Clap, clap, clap! (clap hands)


READ

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

Find these books at http://catalog.coolcat.org

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Rainbow Colors
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Rainbow Colors by Eric Carle
  • Guinea Pigs Go Painting : Learn About Colors
  • Guinea Pigs Go Painting : Learn About Colors by Kate Sheehy
  • Colors
  • Colors by Airlie Anderson

JOIN US AT THE LIBRARY

Our interactive storytimes introduce young children to books, reading and language with stories, songs and activities. Parents learn fun ways to build the early literacy skills their children need to learn to read.

Find Storytimes