BABIES

BABIES

WHY READ TO MY BABY?

Parents and caregivers are babies’ first teachers. Filling your interactions with lots of loving language nutrition provides the building blocks for your child to be more likely to succeed in school and have more positive social interactions. Reading to babies every day is a great way to do it! Reading to your baby daily:

  • Promotes language and brain development
  • Provides an understanding of the world that helps to build empathy
  • Improves attention, decreases anxiety and behavioral issues
  • Helps in the future development of writing and math skills
  • Increases chances of graduating from high school and pursuing a college degree

Kids Recommended

Great Books to Read to Newborns

Reading books to your infant is as important as reading to them when they are a toddler or young child!

Don't Forget to Sing! Benefits of singing with children

Many people know the benefits of reading to babies and children but what about singing?

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS & CAREGIVERS

Baby Talk Newsletter September 2021

BabyTalk is a monthly listserv that features high quality, free resources. All or part of BabyTalk may be freely shared or copied.

Mother Goose on the Loose Newsletter July 2021

Mother Goose on the Loose is a research-based approach to helping young children learn.

Talk With Me Baby: Learn the Skills

Learn the skills needed to engage with your child every day in conversation.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Commit to reading 1,000 books before kindergarten with your child.

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