Family Resources

Resources for Families

Read-At-Home Plan for Student Success

This comprehensive resource provides caregivers a wealth of information to support their child as a developing reader.  The Read-At-Home Plan for Student Success resource includes a variety of at-home activities to support a child’s phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

Read-At-Home Plan for Student Success – Spanish

Read-at-Home Plan for Student Success – Arabic

Read-at-Home Plan for Student Success – Karen

Read-at-Home Plan for Student Success – Somali

Read-at-Home Plan for Student Success – Vietnamese

Activities and Games to Support Early Literacy Skills 

This resource of activities and games was created to support the development of the foundational skills needed to become a skilled reader. Also included are video links demonstrating how common household materials can be used to practice these reading skills. These engaging games and activities can be adapted and changed as a child’s reading ability grows.

Reading Roadmap

Helpful information to guarantee your child is on the road to early literacy success.

NebraskaREADS Brochure

Learn how the Nebraska Reading Improvement Act ensures all students are ready for success in school and beyond.

NebraskaREADS Brochure – Spanish


Make reading fun with these downloadable bookmarks! Three designs include reading tips and encourage children to read each day.

Bookmarks – Spanish

Parent Engagement Postcards

Stay engaged with reading all year long with these downloadable postcards. Each postcard focuses on a different topic – from general tips and tricks about reading with your child, to information about the NebraskaREADS program, to summer reading.

Seven Research-Based Ways Families Promote Early Literacy

These downloadable infographics from the Global Family Research Project highlight several research-based ways families can promote early literacy. It is available in both English and Spanish.

Buddy: A Digital Citizen

Hi, my name is Buddy! I enjoy playing games with my friends on the Internet and looking up things as well. There are cool places to explore on the Internet, but it is a big space to navigate all on your own. This is why I am learning how to be a good digital citizen.

Updated February 24, 2022 9:24am