The primary concern of every nation in this modern age is how to eradicate ignorance, disease, poverty, superstition, injustice etc. completely through literacy. This is why parents and teachers need to be equipped to train Nigerian Children and make them literate by giving them sound education, so that they will become effective agents of change that will lead to the development of our great nation. No nation can reduce the vices enumerated above as long as illiteracy which is associated with these evils is not checked. This paper discusses the role of family literacy in the child’s education the idea being that literate parents produce literate children. Activities that enhance literacy of children were proferred.