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The Library's Early Literacy Program

The Library's Early Literacy Program

For Toddlers

A Talk & Read Activity for Toddlers

What Do You See?

Talk & Read Explore lots of words with your child.


What Do You See?

Look in a mirror with your little one and talk about your faces and bodies. Where are your eyes? Find your hands! Do you know where your elbows are? Body parts are important words to learn!


Fee Fi Fo Fum: Fee fi fo fum

Fee fi fo fum, (bounce hand as fist)

See my fingers, see my thumb. (show fingers and thumb)

Fee fi fo fum, (bounce hand)

Goodbye fingers, goodbye thumb. (Fold fingers in, then your thumb, too!)


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

Find these books at

  • My Body
  • My Body by Jill McDonald
  • Toesy Toes
  • Toesy Toes by Sarah Tsiang
  • This is Baby
  • This is Baby by Jimmy Fallon


Friday, February 28

  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Library Station
  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Midtown Carnegie Branch
  • 10:15 a.m., Storytime, Library Center

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