Play Smart Literacy empowers parents and caregivers by bringing awareness to the
connection between talk, play and child development.
We help families recognize, create and engage in opportunities for
learning and playful adult-child conversations and every day.
Learn how to Play Smart at home and inspire others with outreach
for new families with children ages 0-5
How It Works: The Four Rs
our free resources:
Weekly play invitations
Ready Rosie Videos
build a practice & boost brain development! Have fun! We
celebrate your growth!
EARN new books and other fun prizes for your small kids!
SHARE YOUR FAMILY#TalkAndPlay
Have a Play Date with Us!
Are you interested in having your family join in on the fun and growth?
Sign the family commitment form below.
On Site Play Visit Schedule and Events
SUSPENDED during COVID-19
but you can still find our materials:
600 E. 61st St.
-HelloBaby is re-opened for morning visits! Guests must pre-register
Play Smart Families are encouraged to visit HelloBaby ANYTIME
Always SIGN-IN and SHARE your play while you are there to earn your engagement points!
PLEASE CALL AHEAD! THERE IS A PLAY SMART BOX WHERE YOU MAY PICK UP START-UP KIT, NEW BOOKS, WORKSHOP FOLDERS & MORE!
Burst Into Books
11001 S. Michigan open for limited pick-up. Call ahead -
-Sign-up for Burst's awesome family and children online book clubs!
Believe Family Shelter
Start-Up Kits, books and more are always available to family residents!