Many of us have fond memories of reading bedtime stories. Cuddled up with our favourite teddy bear, we would eye the pictures and listen to exciting adventures that fuelled our imaginations. We didn’t know then that these cherished moments were helping to prepare us for lifelong learning.
Thousands of disadvantaged Australian children will never have these memories. They are missing out on vital early learning experiences. With the launch of our Let’s Read program in the ACT, Sally is excited to help a generation of children in need start off on the right foot.
“For some families, helping kids to read doesn't come as naturally. What we've found is that a lot of families don't have books at home,” says Sally, our Smith Family Learning for Life Program Coordinator.
Sally is thrilled to see the benefits of Let’s Read