Child Literacy for Babies and Toddlers for Advanced Pre-School Results

Most parents equate literacy only with school age children, but in actuality literacy starts from birth. Interacting with your child helps them to connect things they hear along with visual aids to printed words. Teaching your child literacy from the very beginning will help them to perform better in school and be more attentive in class. There are many ways to engage your child to make learning fun and effortless. Depending on their age, you can use some of the following tips below. Babies Small babies learn most by watching how you form your words and the sounds you make. Using “baby talk” may be cute, but can actually impair an infant’s speech recognition learning process. Instead of speaking garbled sounds, try using smaller words spoken in a soothing manner. Not only will your baby watch how you form words, but will be able to associate certain sounds with subsequent actions much faster. The earlier a baby is able to distinguish sounds, the easier it will be to teach additional literacy skills to build a solid foundation for their educational future. Toddlers Toddlers are the best learners, not only are they eager for everything new, but they take well to kind correction. Avoid punishing for improper pronunciation or forgetting words, instead, make a practice of gently reminding them when they falter. Toddlers also have highly active imaginations, so rhymes...

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