Talk, Sing, Read, Play with Me


The Talk, Sing, Read, Play with Me program aims to provide limited resource Tompkins County families with tools and support to empower their early parent-child engagement, the building blocks of literacy. The program distributes a “baby bin” to enrollees with a child under 18 months old that contains 8 books, egg shaker instruments, play scarves, bath boats, and cards with tips for caregivers surrounding their talking, singing, reading, and playing with their infants.

A Partnership Project of
  • Family Reading Partnership
  • United Way of Tompkins County

In each play bin, you will find...