Talk, Read, Play
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Serving Kansas City Families

Talk Every Day

Simple tips, videos and exercise for parents and caregivers to help children learn words.

Serving Kansas City Families

Read Every Day

Simple tips, videos and exercise to help children enjoy learning.

Serving Kansas City Families

Play Every Day

Simple tips, videos and exercise to help children get along with others.

You can support early literacy during the month of September by donating new or gently used books for children ages birth to 5.

We've partnered with child care centers and preschools throughout the Kansas City metro who are in need of books. Throughout September, we'll introduce you to these programs on social media and ask you to help us "fill the shelves".

Find out more here.

What is Talk, Read, Play?

Talk, Read, Play is a public awareness campaign, aiming to educate Kansas City parents and caregivers about how they can support the cognitive development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers through simple, everyday interactions.

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