DuckTape Field Trip to the Library

Once a month the DuckTape class takes a field trip to the library.









The more children are exposed to books and print, the more likely they are to

  • See the correlation between speech and the written word being symbols for people, places and things in their world
  • Have an increased vocabulary
  • View books and reading as a pleasurable activity
  • Expanded their creativity and imagination
  • Develop of an understanding of the sequencing of events in storytelling











Exposure to books and libraries can also lead to an

  • Increased understanding of their world
  • Enhanced self-esteem as they master concepts and recognize letters
  • Increased success upon entering school
  • Appreciation and respect for books and fine literature