Educator Resources

Curriculum and Literacy Guides

Our guides include research-based strategies for integrating early literacy lessons and activities into your preschool, childcare center, or home. Guides incorporate suggested titles, read-aloud tips, and extension activities.

Curriculum Guides

High–Quality Books

Our booklists support literacy-rich environments for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Available in English and Spanish, our booklists pertain to a variety of themes (transportation, movement, colors, etc.), informational texts, and wordless books.

Book Lists

For educators

For more information about resources and programming for early childhood educators, please be sure to fill out our interest form and we will contact you!

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Video Gallery

Our educator video gallery features a diverse variety of short, engaging videos to help you find ways to help support early literacy in your preschool, childcare center, or home-care environment. Check back frequently for updated videos!

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Reading Challenge

Twice a year, Make Way for Books invites child care centers and home providers to share five books a day with their children for five days. In previous years, more than 140 classrooms participated and educators shared more than 3,550 books with their children. Are you up to the challenge?

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Additional Resources

Information regarding workshops provided by other agencies is through the Early Childhood Bulletin and the United Way for Tucson and Southern Arizona.