Navigating Your Child's Education: Ages 3-K

Natalie Minch

Natalie began her teaching career in 2013 as a first-grade teacher at Worthington Christian School. In 2020, she moved into the role of Library Media Specialist at Worthington Christian. She now serves as an Intervention Specialist. With years of experience working with students in the earliest years of literacy development, she has a keen understanding of young readers' needs and growth process.

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From Picture Books to Readers

By Natalie Minch on Sep 2, 2021 8:00 PM

When it comes to the earliest years of literacy with our littles, picture books are what typically come to mind. These books usually contain beautiful, purposeful illustrations that accompany the text that we read to them. Picture books not only help to build those all-important early literacy skills but also help to create deep and lasting connections. Whether it's a book about going to school for the first time or a story about making a new friend, picture books help to expose our young learners to new concepts and vocabulary, as well as the basic elements of reading.    

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