Nemours Tools for Healthy Schools


Early Literacy

Preparing the Youngest Learners

Nemours Reading BrightStart! Language and Literacy Toolkits for Infants and Toddlers (Birth to 16 months and 16–36 months): This system includes flexible and developmentally appropriate materials that help caregivers of infants and toddlers teach critical language and literacy skills. The Infant and Toddler Toolkits promote development, strengthen relationships, and build vocabulary. The combination of activities, books and sensory materials provide a strong framework caregivers need to prepare our youngest learners for future school readiness.

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Cutting-Edge Curriculum for the Preschool Classroom

Nemours BrightStart! The Complete Program for Early Literacy Success, Level One and Level Two: This supplemental language and literacy program uses an exciting multisensory approach to enhance instruction in preschool and kindergarten classrooms. The program, based on proven research strategies and best practices, promotes foundational literacy skills for emergent and beginning readers.


Help Parents Keep Their Young Child on Track

Nemours Reading BrightStart! is a great way for parents to learn about milestones that support reading readiness. Our free screener helps parents discover where their child is on the path to reading success and connects them to books and activities for their child's age and skill level.

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Training to Nurture Reading Success

Putting educators on the cutting edge of early literacy, Nemours Reading BrightStart! conducts curriculum training and professional development workshops on best practices that prepare young children for reading success. All professional development courses incorporate adult learning principles designed to give you knowledge and skills to apply immediately to your work setting.

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