Reading to Babies

Reading to Babies

Reading to Babies

Date posted: March 6, 2015

Reading to babies is fun for parents and other adults, but what are the babies getting out of it?

13 Things Babies Learn When We Read with Them is a short article for families from the NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children).

PBS Parents outlines what to expect when you read to infants in Baby Reading Milestones.

For more  ideas on reading with babies, borrow:

Baby read-aloud basics: fun and interactive ways to help you little one discover the world of words. (2006)

Beyond bedtime stories: a parent’s guide to promoting reading, writing, and other literacy skills from birth to 5. (2013)

Born reading: bringing up bookworms in a digital age – from picture books to ebooks and everything in between. (2014)

Read to me! a month by month guide to reading with your baby. (2010)

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