Early Literacy

Build Literacy Skills in Children Ages 0-5; Vol. 2, Issue 6

Let's SPRING into a good book

Remember to READ!

PBS kids has provided a little helping hand to keep our little learners engaged and found many ways to keep a good book just a click away. PBS Kids has created some amazing reading and interactive learning resources to help parents and caregivers right at our fingertips. Click below to explore many great sites and reading and learning activities for your little learner.


gpbkids.org and PBS KIDS Video App: Explore full episodes, clips, games, and more educational tools for kids from ages 2-8.

PBS KIDS for Parents: Find tips, resources, printables, an Activity Finder and more tools for learning at home with young children, including a special virtual event: Prepping for a Very Different School Year.

To get free resources and activities sent directly to your phone, sign up for Bright by Text by texting “GPB” to 27448.

Family Reading Tip

Read early and read often. The early years are critical to developing a lifelong love of reading. It's never too early to begin reading to your child! Click here to find some fun ways you can help your child become a happy and confident reader.

Online Storytelling

Storyline Online has an online read aloud library of some amazing books read by actors, actresses and many famous public figures and each book plays a video story as the reader goes through each page.

Bright By Text

Bright by Text is for anyone who cares for and loves a child, prenatally through age eight: parents, parents-to-be, grandparents, babysitters, aunts, uncles, neighbors, friends, teachers, and more. Bright by Text will send free text messages with easy, practical tips and activities right to your cell phone.

Read 1,000 Books with your child before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Statesboro Regional Library is excited about its new 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program that started last October. Any child ages birth to five-years-old can participate as long as they have not started Kindergarten.


Communities across the state are working hard to ensure our children are on track to achieving third-grade reading proficiency—and yours is invited to join this effort.

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Book Resources for children 0-5

Past Issues of Early Literacy Newsletter

Read past issues of the Bulloch County Literacy Council's newsletter, Early Learning, to find even more great tips to help build literacy in pre-school children from birth to age five.

Bulloch County Literacy Council

The Bulloch County Literacy Council is a collaborative group of educators, representatives from literacy organizations, business and civic organization leaders, and community volunteers. Its purpose is to sustain a community collaborative that works to increase Kindergarten readiness for students from birth through Pre-Kindergarten and to support the improvement of literacy levels for all children in Kindergarten through fifth grade.

The Literacy Council's Bulloch READ initiative:

  • Reading: Encourage the creation of Reading nooks.
  • Environment: Encourage a literacy-rich Environment.
  • Access: Increase Access to book and reading resources.
  • Development: Increase early brain Development.

About Us

Bulloch County Schools is an internationally accredited public school district in Georgia that serves more than 11,000 children in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. Early literacy and grade-level reading are major strategic initiatives of the school district, and we seek to engage parents, the community, and community partners to effect change and improvement.