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6 by 6 Recipe Cards

6 by 6: Ready to Read Early Literacy Recipe Card Activities

The 6 by 6 Recipe Cards created at the NWKLS are now located on the Kansas State 6 by 6 website.  You can download all 25 cards to use in your libraries or simply hand them out weekly at storytime to your preschool age families so they can learn and read together.

For Early Talkers (Birth to two years)

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Goodnight Moon Skill: Notice Print All Around

Hug Skill: Tell Stories About Everything

I Kissed the Baby Skill: Talk, Talk, Talk

Kitten’s First Full Moon Skill: Have Fun with Books

Moo Baa La La La Skill: Have Fun with Books

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Skill: Notice Print All Around

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear Skill: Take Time to Rhyme

White on Black Skill: Look for Letters Everywhere

For Talkers (Two to three years)

Edward the Emu: Skill: Tell Stories About Everything

Five Little Pumpkins Skill: Talk, Talk, Talk

The Great Fuzz Frenzy Skill: Notice Print All Around

I’m a Little Teapot Skill: Have Fun with Books

Llama Llama Misses Mama Skill: Take Time to Rhyme

The Rainbow Fish Skill: Look for Letters Everywhere

Shape by Shape Skill: Talk, Talk, Talk

Sheep in a Jeep Skill: Tell Stories About Everything

The Turn-Around Upside-Down Alphabet Book Skill: Look for Letters Everywhere

For Pre-Readers (Four to five years)


Bad Kitty Skill: Look for Letters Everywhere

Bear Snores On Skill: Talk, Talk, Talk

The Giving Tree Skill: Tell Stories About Everything

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie Skill: Take Time to Rhyme

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything Skill: Notice Print All Around

Olivia Skill: Have Fun with Books

The Pout-Pout Fish Skill: Notice Print All Around

Stellaluna Skill: Tell Stories About Everything

Information for this page was taken from the Northwest Kansas Library System’s 6 by 6 page.    A special thank you to Mary Boller for letting us use their information.