Health Tip: Encourage Your Toddler to Read04/12/13
(HealthDay News) -- Reading is a key part of a youngster's
learning and development, and parents can take steps to help
children foster a lifelong love of reading.
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests how to help toddlers
get the most from their reading time:
- Cuddle up in a comfortable, quiet spot to read together.
- Work on pronunciation by noting words that your child
- Read slowly to help your child understand what's happening in
- Use reading time as a way to help soothe, comfort and calm your
child when he or she is upset.
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