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Snuggle Stories-Early Literacy Programme for Parents and Guardians

Session 1: Parents as natural teachers The home environment is packed with learning opportunities Provided by Waterford and Wexford ETB

Session 2: Reading to your baby Bonding with your child with books from birth onwards Provided by Waterford and Wexford ETB

Session 3: Rhythms & rhymes Simple sing-a-long songs and music which everyone can enjoy Provided by Waterford and Wexford ETB

Session 4: Communicating with your child Visit from Speech & Language therapist

Session 5: Playful learning Introducing Story Sacks which aid learning & enjoyment of books Provided by Waterford and Wexford ETB

Session 6: Technology and children For short periods there are some great learning options available online Visit from Waterford Wexford Education & Training Board representative / Progression opportunities after Snuggle Stories Provided by Waterford and Wexford ETB

Session 7:

(to be confirmed) Lift the Lip Visit from HSE Public Health Nurse on promoting good oral health

Session 8: Linking in with the local library Parent & child excursion to the local library to explore the books & resources available free in the local library Provided by Waterford and Wexford ETB

Start Date: 03-10-2019Hours/week: 06 Hrs 00 Mins
Education Requirements
No previous education required

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements.

For further information on Learner Profile please refer to relevant section of the Programme Descriptor.

Learning Aptitude
Willingness to learn

Previous Experience
No previous experience required

Module Award Body
Introduction To Key Skills
Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

Use new skills in in one or more areas of:

• Reading
• Writing
• Spelling and handwriting
• Maths
• Computers and other technology

You’ll also be able to:

• Decide what you need to work on in the next course or class you go on to.

• Judge what kind of teaching helps you the most. This might help you decide what
you want to do next.

• Work in a group with other adults who are there for the same reasons as you.

• Put into practice what you have learned so that you can be more confident in
everyday new situations.


Adult Literacy, Tramore, Co Waterford


Adult Education Centre, Unit 2, Seapoint Business Park, Riverstown, , Tramore, X91FD9K


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Emma Tobin Coles