When you're looking for good books to bring home for your preschoolers, don’t forget about magazines!
Kids who have big vocabularies have an easier time learning to read, because it's easier to sound out a word you know than one you don't.
We want our little ones to start making the connection between reading and the print on the page, so why read books with no words? Because wordless books are a great way to develop a child's language skills!
While toddlers and preschoolers are happy reading books about the world they know, preschoolers are also ready to start exploring books about life beyond their familiar day-to-day routines.
Sharing alphabet books with children is a great way to help them learn their letters--the names, shapes, and sounds--as well as introduce new vocabulary words.
What's one way to help your baby or toddler learn to love reading? Besides reading to them every day, you can give them plenty of board books to play with.
As toddlers turn into preschoolers, they become more interested in new experiences. This is a good thing, since their lives often become filled with them! Welcoming new siblings, starting preschool, making new friends—preschoolers are very busy! We can help by reading them books that reflect their new experiences and feelings.
Toddlers work hard at making sense out of the world around them. There’s so much for them to learn!
Toddlers and preschoolers love learning new things and showing off what they know. Books with words or phrases that repeat make it easy for young children to guess what is coming next in the story. Making guesses like this is one of the ways children start to make sense of what they read.
Babies' brand-new eyes are still learning to focus, especially during their first few months. Researchers have found that high-contrast images attract and hold babies' attention. This is why there are so many black-and-white baby toys available!