Reading To Your Child
Read Me a Book and I'll Tell You a Story
One of the easiest ways to help your child prepare for success in school is something you do every day...What is it?
Beginning at birth, babies absorb all that is going on in the world around them - particularly the language that surrounds them. You may notice how babies first learn to recognize the sound of their parent's voice. Then, before they can even understand the words, they have learned that the tone of your voice says a lot about the meaning of what you're saying. These are critical steps in language development.
It's never too early - or too late - to start reading with your child every day. Your local library is a great resource for free books.
It's recommended that parents start reading to their children at birth, but every age child can benefit from reading every day. Look here for some ways to engage your child in reading at his or her age: