An infographic created by Cleveland Clinic lets you explore all the ways books can open children’s minds as they grow.
If you are a parent of a 6-month-old infant or a 5-year-old preschooler, you’ll find here useful tips on how to make books a part of the child’s playtime and bedtime routines.
Reading together with young kids can help them, among others:
- learn to recognize letters,
- understand that print represents the spoken word,
- become aware of how to hold a book, turn the page and start at the beginning,
- realize the relationship between letters and sounds,
- expand their vocabulary,
- begin to develop oral language skills.
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