One great use of your playground’s garden and gazebo is to cozy up with a good book or lead storytime, either as part of classroom reading time or at your leisure on the weekend.
Here are a few great resources that can help support literacy in the playground:
- Tinkergarten shared a List of 24 Books with Black Protagonists by Black Authors that all Kids Should Read and here’s a list of Nature-themed books with Black Characters.
- Read 718 offers an after-school program, tutoring, and workshops to support literacy for children in Brooklyn.
- Here are more ideas for exploring Literacy and Phonics in the Playground and creative Outdoor Storytime in your playground.