Plus baby playtime, playground activities, and play around the world
Plus baby playtime, playground activities, and play around the world

Every Child a Reader — April 2021

Boy pushing cart with four children in it, link to video on right to play
Did you know that children's right to play is protected by the United Nations? Early childhood educators center play in their work because they know that play supports children's cognitive, physical, language, social, and emotional development. This delightful video will spark joy and rekindle your passion for play.
Watch the video
en Español
Girl trying to catch a bubble, link to tips for toddler play
Toddlers are full of energy and curiosity. No wonder play is a great way to help them learn new things, like new words. It is also important for their healthy development overall. There are many ways to encourage unstructured play, like playing with blocks or a box; and structured play, like taking turns throwing a ball.
Learn more
en Español
Mom smiling at baby, link to article on how babies play
Everything is new for a baby; they get interested in the things they see, the sounds they hear, the objects they touch. Through fun back and forth interactions they learn about the world around.
Get ideas
5 activities
For playground fun

Nikki Brown Clown
A fun interactive online experience!

Indigenous Storytelling
With Master Storyteller Harvest Moon

Read with a child
Of any age and enjoy the longlife benefits

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Lucy J. Iraola, MLIS
Every Child A Reader
Bilingual Program Coordinator
503-988-4482
lucyi@multcolib.org

Mary Conde-Rivera
Every Child A Reader
Bilingual Program Coordinator
503-988-5206
maryc@multcolib.org