How soon should you begin to read and talk with your child? From birth or before. The more literacy experiences a child has from the get go, the more they’ll be ready to take on the world.
Every parent can use some helpful advice from time to time. The Annie E. Casey Foundation offers timely support to help families thrive.
This week we’d like to encourage what may be new for many families…Poetry!
It’s never too early to begin reading to and talking with a child. Language and communication skills are acquired from birth. Read on.
Make learning fun by creating challenges, inviting exploration, and sharing what’s learned through conversations that affirm everyone’s experiences.
Authors’ voices are heard and emotions are felt when we read with expression.
Self-selected reading offers children an opportunity to discover their passions.
Stories delight and entertain. Factual books can add enhance stories’ topics. There’s a place for both fiction and nonfiction books on every bookshelf.
Toys are the tools children use to learn about their world. Books can diversity playtime by introducing other cultures to a child’s frame of reference.
The material we read is best if it’s fact checked by reliable sources. Children should be encouraged to question what they read for accuracy and truth.