If you are a parent of a 6-month-old infant or a 5-year-old preschooler, you’ll find here useful tips on how to make books a part of the child’s playtime and bedtime routines.
Reading together with young kids helps them:
–learn to recognize letters,
–understand that print represents the spoken word,
–become aware of how to hold a book, turn the page and start at the beginning,
–realize the relationship between letters and sounds,
–expand their vocabulary,
–begin to develop oral language skills.