A few months ago, I guest-posted an article for MommyMaestra called 12 Ways to Promote Early Literacy in the home. The article is geared towards bilingual homes, but certainly each idea can be incorporated in a monolingual home.
I invite you to head on over and read it. :-)
What do you do at home to incorporate literacy? When do you start? What kind of things do you do most often? Do you do them with the intention of teaching or do they come naturally?