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Read - Preschool

  • When you read a book, run your finger under the text. Children will probably not notice the print unless you point it out. 
  • After reading a story, have your child tell you what happened.
  • Ask the following questions:

                    What happened first, or what happened at the beginning?

                    How did the story end, or what happened at the end of the book?

                    What do you remember about the story?

Read - Toddlers

  • Read often but keep book sharing time a positive experience. If you child is not in the mood to read, close the book and try again later.
  • When you read a book, run your finger under the text. Children may not notice the print unless you point it out. 
  • When you read together, label the names of the objects that you see in the book. Ask your child to repeat the names of unfamiliar pictures of objects after you have said them.
  • While reading, have your child say a repeated phrase and/or make a motion with you throughout the book.
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