The Darien Library Early Literacy iPad Kit

Did you know that certain technology and devices can enhance the learning experience for pre-readers?  iPads offer a multi-sensory tool for engaging a child in a creative, collaborative environment. 

Touchscreen technology....

  • Allows children to hear and manipulate letter sounds for learning.
  • Engages chidlren on a multi-sensory level.
  • Involvles Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic modalities.
  • Helps to develop fine motor, language, cognitive, and social skills.
  • Promotes an enjoyment of learning through interactive and collaborative play.

Darien Library's Early Literacy iPads

What Makes a Great Early Literacy App?

Current List of Selected Apps

Further Reading and Resources on Children & Digital Literacy