Reading Rocks - SC First Steps

Reading Rocks

Developed by Orangeburg County First Steps, Reading Rocks promotes early literacy and smooth transitions into four-year-old kindergarten.

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Who it Serves

The program is designed for rising four-year-old kindergartners who are at potentially higher risk for academic challenges.

Ages 3-5

Families with preschool-aged children

How It Works

The program consists of five, one-hour home visits and a school tour. Parents are required to be actively involved in each visit.

Home Visiting

In-home coaching with trained parent educators


A focus on language and literacy development

Reading Rocks is designed to introduce early literacy concepts and support transitions into four-year-old kindergarten.

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