Family Literacy Videos

Sharing Books with Babies – It’s Never too Early!

This exciting video depicts babies and parents enjoying books together in a variety of everyday situations. It demonstrates the importance of sharing books with infants and toddlers and contains helpful information and tips for parents wishing to support their children’s early literacy development from birth.

This video was developed as a collaboration between Born to Read NB, the UNB Early Childhood Centre, the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick, and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, which funded the project.

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This heartwarming video shows a father reading to his young daughter.
Learning to read starts from birth. Whether through books, words, or songs – daily language experiences help form an emotional bond with your baby and are vital to the development of your baby’s early literacy skills.
Storytelling is a long standing tradition that strengthens literacy development and is foundational to literacy learning. Peter Clarke is a New Brunswick educator, author and storyteller who combines storytelling with local history. Click here to watch a video of Peter telling a story of the Dungarvon Whooper.