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top 5 tips for reading with your toddler

Top 5 tips for reading with your toddler

  • reading

VIDEO: This episode of Parents Playbook features tips for sharing books with your toddler, which helps them develop the language skills and vocabulary…

A caterpillar crawling across the lawn

Live theater animates books for preschoolers

  • early literacy

Studies found that when kids act out what they are reading, it helps the story come alive and allows kids to map the words to their experiences and better…

Sharing books with young children

Children’s books open a world of words and ideas

  • early literacy

Librarian Wendy Resnik shares how bonding with books helps spark your child’s curiosity and introduces them to new words.

Mom reading with preschool daughter

September is Literacy Month, but it’s always time to read and talk with your child

  • early literacy

Reading together and having back-and-forth conversations help young kids develop the skills they’ll need to become good readers.

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek gives a prescription for play

  • parenting

Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek gets the attention of early educators when she asks:  “What happened to play?” in her 2018 Summit presentation

Father and toddler son reading together

Podcast: Reading, Language and Early Literacy

  • child development

Learn how you can help your baby or toddler develop a love of books and the skills they’ll need to learn to read.

Baby reading a book

Growing a reader from the very beginning

  • infants

Reading with your baby is a great way to help them build language skills and form a close bond with you.

Reading with Your Baby

New FTF video helps parents make reading with their baby a daily routine

  • early learning

​A new​ video designed to show parents easy tips for reading with their babies is now available from First Things First.

Reading for life skills

Reading with your child builds more than just words

  • early learning

​​Reading together helps young children develop important life skills as well as language and literacy.

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