March is Read Aloud Month. In Monterey County 52% of parents with children entering kindergarten tell their children stories or engage them with books four or more days per week. Read Aloud 15 Minutes has a host of resources for organizations and parents to encourage early literacy activities. For instance, a Spring Reading Tracker chart for parents is helpful to mark off every day that they read a book with their child – Spring Reading Tracker: English or Spanish. Stay connected with Bright Beginnings on social media for more materials to use and share.