Resources for Parents

Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign has curated this resource page as a place for parents and caregivers to find support in developing strong early literacy skills in their children, as well as mental and physical health and overall education. This page includes state and national organizations and FGLRC partners that are dedicated to supporting the education, health, and wellbeing of all children.

UF Lastinger Center University of Florida

Reading IQ

A digital library with over 5,500 books available for kids of all reading levels, in English and Spanish. Includes reading assessments to help parents find books at their child’s level. Free for Florida residents.

UF Lastinger Center University of Florida

UF Lastinger Center

Easy-to-implement tips and strategies, for literacy-based activities for preschoolers, along with corresponding videos.

UF Lastinger Center University of Florida

Florida Center for Reading Research

The Florida Center for Reading Research at FSU shares a collection of videos of families engaging in literacy activities with their children at home, hosted on YouTube using #AtHomeWithFCRR.

PNC Grow Up Great

Free, high quality resources for parents and educators to foster daily learning interactions with young children. Includes Everyday Learning Tips and Sesame Street Learning Resources

FGLRC’s GoMo Early Care Concierge

Free parent support, tips, and resources based on your child’s age provided via text messages. Available for children birth – 8 years old, in English and Spanish. Includes access to a resource library, including games, stories, and learning & development tools.

EarlyCare Parent User

“I enjoy getting text messages every week from EarlyCare! They help keep me on track with my daughter’s development.”

Help Me Grow Florida

Promotes early identification of developmental, behavioral, or educational concerns, then links children and families to community-based services and supports at no cost to parents and caregivers.

Just Read Florida

Statewide initiative that prioritizes reading in Florida’s public schools and among all the community groups and volunteer organizations that support them. Information on supporting reading at home and resources for parents.

Learn the Signs (CDC)

Support for parents to track developmental milestones and guidance on seeking services for concerns about development.

Raising Readers

Helps parents expand their knowledge of early literacy, gives ideas on sharing books with children and how to help them get a good start on reading and learning. Tip Sheets available in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

Reading resources to assist parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. Includes articles, videos, and more with reading tips, strategies, and ways to advocate for your child.

Scholastic

Book lists for kids of all ages, tips for teaching phonics at home, and information for ensuring school success for parents.

Talk With Me Baby

Tips and examples of quality conversations to have with your baby to help with their language development.

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Háblame Bebé

Háblame Bebé te brinda divertidos tips y herramientas para monitorear el desarrollo bilingüe de tu bebé en inglés y español.

Too Small to Fail

Helpful parent instructional videos relating to early learning and early health from children ages zero to five.

Vroom

Give your child a great start in life — and an even better future. Vroom Tips™ add learning to mealtime, bath time, bedtime, or anytime!

Zero to Three

Resources designed to help you tune in to what makes your child tick, and to guide you in thinking about the best way to meet your child’s individual needs.

PNC Grow up Great: Early Language Development Videos

These public service announcements may be shared with families, clients, and other organizations to share the importance of early literacy and grade-level reading skills. Please visit our Florida GLR Campaign YouTube page for additional Public Service Announcements in English and Spanish.