Literacy, in a general way, is the ability a person acquires to read and write. However, literacy also translates as the skill, both linguistic and cognitive, for children to enter the world of knowledge. The UNESCO proclaimed on September 8, International Literacy Day . A day to remember and vindic
Literacy, in a general way, is the ability a person acquires to read and write. However, literacy also translates as the skill, both linguistic and cognitive, for children to enter the world of knowledge.
The UNESCO proclaimed on September 8, International Literacy Day. A day to remember and vindicate the literacy of children around the world. Today, one in five adults, of whom two thirds are women, has not been literate. More than 70 million children are not in school.
Literacy skills of children
Children are literate when they understand written language and acquire the ability to think and transmit. There are some activities that can promote the literacy process of children.
In order that the children's literacy experience is not limited to school alone, it is advisable for parents to stimulate their children by fostering positive skills from an early age. Guiainfantil.com has gathered some ideas of activities to awaken and promote the de literacy experience in the little ones. 1.
Leaf through a book. From infants, children can have contact with books. It is important that babies begin to relate the sounds to the image. Example: ask them to point to the letter in the book, what are you saying. And so with everything, with images of objects, animals, colors, etc.2.
Read and tell stories. Reading experiences enhance children's literacy skills. Stories stimulate the imagination of children and help them develop a sense of history. It is important to establish a reading routine with the children. When they go to bed, after eating, etc.3.
Put names to things. The experiences that children have with written words shape their attitude toward reading and writing. So it would be nice to put small posters with the written name of each object in the house. Example, sofa, window, table, pictures, etc.4.
Play to relate. There is a variety of books with which children can relate the image to their written name or sounds.5.
Make a home book. With some folded sheets of paper, you can make a book with the children. Let your child make drawings or paste cutouts from magazines to illustrate, and encourage him to write words even if they are scribbles.6.
Collect and organize the booksof your child in a corner or shelf, so that he has them always at hand and in sight. 7.
Visit the library. Take your child to the library at least once a week. Once there, encourage him to approach books that are geared to his age or his interest. It is important that the child has a positive approach to the books.8.
Play to build letters . You can use material such as mud, plasticine or even paste to form names and words. The puzzles of letters, paper or rubber, table or carpet, are ideal to bring letters to children.