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School Support Tip – STEM

STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Let’s dive in! STEM topics are an important focus in education. Kids are often fascinated by the world around them. Explore links from our popular Science Sundays programs, and learn about engaging science topics through a range of kid-friendly resources including books & websites, videos, experiments, games, and […]

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School Support Tip – Spanish Language Books – Libros de Espanol

Spanish Language Books ¡Hola! La biblioteca tiene los libros de espanol. Did you know the Stratford Library Children’s Department has a selection of books in Spanish? You can find picture books, easy readers, chapter books, nonfiction, and more. Some books are written entirely in Spanish. Some picture books are in both Spanish and English. Look […]

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School Support Tip – Fun, Educational Websites

Fun Educational Websites for Children Learning is fun and engaging when using quality educational websites specifically designed for kids. Children will enjoy exploring the resources below, which teach via games, stories, and fast-paced interactive activities.  Preschool and Early Elementary Sites Sesame Street PBS Kids Starfall  FunBrain Nick Jr. Exploratorium Storytime Science Turtle Diary Preschool Express […]

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School Support Tip – Bridge Books

Once a child has confidently mastered the Easy Reader Fiction books, the next step in their literacy development is short chapter books. The Stratford Library Children’s Department has a special Bridge Books collection designed to provide the perfect transition between beginning readers and longer middle grade fiction. The goal in choosing Bridge Books is to […]

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School Support Tip: Easy Reader Fiction

Easy Reader Fiction Books Easy Reader Fiction books are a wonderful and engaging tool to involve preschool children and beginning readers in literacy development. The Stratford Library Children’s Department has an extensive collection of Easy Reader Fiction books designed to encourage love of reading among young children. The goal in choosing Easy Reader books is […]

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