Fascinating factual books help children wonder, explore and inquire about the entirety of the real world and the possibilities it offers to them.
Observing conversation BETWEEN adults about their personal experiences inspired by reading a book offer a child valuable insights into the possibilities of personal connections with books.
Our actions SHOW little ones our values.
Reading books with children and talking about what you read invites exploration of feelings and offers long-lasting permission to discuss all of life’s topics.
Even if a book that a child wants to read over and over is not considered great literature, it can be a powerful influence on that child’s literacy growth and development of loving books.
I begin most days by reading the news. I read our local paper and a bit of national ones. I like to “keep up,” as us info junkies say. When I’m involved in something that prohibits my ability to read, I’ll listen to the news. I especially enjoy The New York Times online version’s invitation […]
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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.
It’s never too early to begin reading to and talking with a child. Language and communication skills are acquired from birth. Read on.