Dai Dai Resources provide you with detailed project documentations, ALA Family Literacy (FL) resources in general and toolkits to adapt thet CALA Family Literacy project to your group.

 Family Literacy Bags:

Family Literacy Programs:


“Bringing Literacy Home; Fighting Illiteracy with Fun”. Children First Vol. 19, Iss 4, p. 19, 24, Jul-aug, Spring, 2005

Family Literacy: Experiences from Africa and Around the World. 1st ed. Cape Town: dvv international, 2008

“Family Support and Family Literacy.” Family Support America (formerly the Family Resource Coalition): Chicago, July, 1997.

“National Institute for Literacy and Mocha Moms Team Up to Boost Boys’ Literacy Skills”.  PR Newwire,. New York: Jun 12, 2008

“Reading Is Fundamental Launches ‘Read for Change,’ a United We Serve Initiatives”. PR Newswire.  New York: July 20, 2009

Aitchison, Jenny. “Experiments in the Provision of Rural Community Libraries in South Africa: the Family Literacy Project’s Initiatives”. Innovation 32(1): pp. 94-109 ; 2006

Machet, Myrna and Nicoline Wessels. “Family Literacy Projects and the Public Library”. Innovation 32(1): pp. 55-73 ; 2006

Prins, Esterh and Kai Schafff. “Individual and Structural Attributions for Poverty and Persistence in Family Literacy Programs: The Resurgence of the Culture of Poverty” in Teachers College Record; Sep2009, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p2280-2310, 31p

Sénéchal, Monique, and Laura Young. “The Effect of Family Literacy Interventions on Children’s Acquisition of Reading From Kindergarten to Grade 3: A Meta-Analytic Review.” Review of Educational Research; Dec2008, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p880-907, 28p

Wiseman, Angela. “When You Do Your Best, There’s Someone to Encourage You”: Adolescents’ Views of Family Literacy”. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Oct2009, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p132-142,

Wessels, N and H. Knoetze. “Using Family Literacy in a Multifaceted Intervention Strategy to Establish School Libraries in Disadvantaged Communities”. Innovation Vol. 33: pp.44-58 ; 2006

Family Literacy Activities:      downloadable activities list

Family Literacy Day/Night:

Family Literacy Program with an emphasis on learning Chinese:  in the middle of the page, under the heading “The Five Chinese Brothers Book Activities”

Chinese Recipes: (YouTube video) (YouTube video) (YouTube video) (YouTube video)