Series: Books in the Home Program
Authors: NWT Literacy Council
Collection: Learning Materials
Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.
This program manual has been written to assist community groups who are interested in organizing and delivering a Books in the Home program in their community.
The book used for the family literacy activities in this manual is Turnagain Ptarmigan!: Where Did You Go?. It includes different learning activities such as a rhymes/songs bingo, northern rhymes, word games and rhyming cards. Other activities are included.