Books Before Screens

A joyful pre-literacy workshop where children and teachers bring stories to life through multi-sensory play and uniquely designed educational materials.

ages 3-5 *Drop-off

This little book club in the big city invites children to unlock pre-literacy skills and become confident, happy, early “readers.” Using picture books as a launching point, we go on learning adventures inspired by both play-based missions, and literacy objectives.


how the magic happens

  • Hello Circle - Welcome to the club!

  • Interactive Read Aloud - Embedded literacy instruction

  • Movement Break - Learning with our whole bodies

  • Table Time - Explicit literacy skill development

  • Project Time - Creative engagement (art/science/sensory) to playfully reinforce skills

  • Goodbye Circle - Reflection and literacy extension


8-Week Fall Mini-Session:

Thursdays; September 5th - October 24th

9:30-10:30 & 3:30-4:30

LᐧMᐧNᐧOᐧPlay! @ Doodle Doo’s

11 Christopher Street NY, NY 10014