Welcome to Early Literacy at Home 

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You can now enjoy our Home Literacy web page from any mobile connection (phone, hotspot, dongle) without using any of your data or airtime. 

Click on the button for DATAFREE connection.  You will return to this page but will see https://homeliteracy.datafree.co/ right at the top of this page in URL above.

 Read and Write with Me

 

A simple set of ‘mini-lessons’, in four languages. for parents to do at home with their children. The materials will guide parents to spend a structured 30 – 40 minutes with their child, following clear steps which will repeat over two-day cycles with a consolidation day on Friday.

Every month we will add a new set of lessons

Materials can  be downloaded and printed.

Lockdown literacy lessons for Grade R and Grade 1 children

 Read and Write with Me

 

A simple set of ‘mini-lessons’, in four languages. for parents to do at home with their children. The materials will guide parents to spend a structured 30 – 40 minutes with their child, following clear steps which will repeat over two-day cycles with a consolidation day on Friday.

Every month we will add a new set of lessons

Materials can  be downloaded and printed.

Playing and Learning Language Together

 

Practical, fun and engaging activities, in four languages, to help parents ad caregivers support their young children’s learning at home.

Each activity has text, an audio of the text, and an illustrative picture. Activities are updated regularly.

We have compiled these activities into leaflets that are easy to download and print for sharing.

Lockdown literacy lessons for Grade R and Grade 1 children

Tips for informal literacy learning for your children

Read and Write Videos 

Lockdown literacy videos for Grade R and Grade 1 children

Please select the videos in your preferred language – click on the IMAGES below

These pages will be updated regularly, so please check in often.

Read and Write Videos 

Lockdown literacy videos for Grade R and Grade 1 children

Please select the videos in your preferred language – click on the IMAGES below

These pages will be updated regularly, so please check in often.

Playing and Learning Language Together

 

Practical, fun and engaging activities, in four languages, to help parents ad caregivers support their young children’s learning at home.

Each activity has text, an audio of the text, and an illustrative picture. Activities are updated regularly.

We have compiled these activities into leaflets that are easy to download and print for sharing.

Tips for informal literacy learning for your children

Playing and Learning Together Update

We have now shared over 65 informal early literacy activities for parents and children via Whatsapp, and on Facebook, Instagram, and our data free website!  From July we will be sharing only one NEW activity a month, and will do a weekly review of previous activities that support specific early literacy skills.

 

Please complete our survey 

Thank you to the thousands of people who enjoyed our Playing and Learning activities.

Your input from the survey will provide invaluable information to help us understand how you used the activities and what your experiences were.  We will also learn from you and improve our services.