•             read signs where ever you go (supermarket; Laundromat; street; school, restaurants etc ...)

•             read food labels, point out letters (cereal boxes; soup cans; peanut butter jars)

•             read lots of books (track print/turn pages)

•             make books

•             provide a variety of writing materials (markers, pencils, paper, notebooks)

•             model writing and reading yourself (make grocery lists, thank you cards etc ...)