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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…

quality talk beats quantity of words

For language development, quality talk beats quantity of words

  • language

A recent study shows that the number of back-and-forth conversations you have with your young child is more important for brain development and language skills…

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.

Your toddler

Your Toddler Ages 1-2

  • child development

How to help your child learn language and explore the world through play.

Your Toddler from age 2-3

Your Toddler Ages 2-3

  • child development

Learn about raising a child who is becoming more active, talking and testing limits.

6-12-mos-1

Your Baby from 6-12 Months

  • child development

Learn about teething, sleep patterns and helping your baby learn.

TV time and language

TV and videos don’t help very young children learn new words

  • early literacy

Babies and toddlers develop language skills by listening and interacting with caring adults – real talk with real people.

Important skills

The most important skills kids need to succeed in life

  • language

American adults think language and literacy skills are needed to do well in life. Early childhood is the best time to help kids develop them.​

Prepare your kids for kindergarten

6 ways to help your child be ready for kindergarten

  • parenting

Even if you don’t have a new kindergartener this year, it’s never too soon to start preparing for that first day with some fun, easy everyday activities.​

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