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Start with a Book These activities have been developed by national reading experts for you to use with children, ages birth to Grade 6.
The activities are meant to be used in addition to reading with children every day. In using these activities, your main goal will be to develop great enthusiasm in the reader for reading and writing.
It is less important for the reader to get every word exactly right. It is more important for the child to learn to love reading itself. If the reader finishes one book and asks for another, you know you are succeeding! If your reader writes even once a week and comes back for more, you know you have accomplished your beginning goals.
We wish you many wonderful hours of reading and writing with children! Activities for birth to preschool: The early years Activity 1: Books and babies Babies love to listen to the human voice.
What better way than through reading! Some books written especially for babies books made of cardboard or cloth with flaps to lift and holes to peek through.
Start out by singing lullabies and folk songs to your baby. When your baby is about six months old, choose books with brightly colored, simple pictures and lots of rhythm in the text.
Mother Goose rhymes are perfect. Include books that show pictures and names of familiar objects. As you read with your baby, point out objects in the pictures and make sure your baby sees all the things that are fun to do with books.
Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt is a classic touch-and-feel book for babies. Allow your child to touch and hold cloth and sturdy cardboard books. When reading to a baby, keep the sessions brief but read daily and often.
As you read to your baby, your child is forming an association between books and what is most loved — your voice and closeness. Allowing babies to handle books deepens their attachment even more. When you talk about everyday experiences, you help children connect their world to language and enable them to go beyond that world to new ideas.
Yourself and your child What to do: As you get dinner ready, talk to your child about things that are happening. When your 2- or 3-year-old "helps" by taking out all the pots and pans, talk about them.
After your child tells you a story, ask questions so you can understand better. That way children learn how to tell complete stories and know you are interested in what they have to say.
Expose your child to varied experiences — trips to the library, museum, or zoo; walks in the park; or visits with friends and relatives. Surround these events with lots of comments, questions, and answers. Talking enables children to expand their vocabulary and understanding of the world.Find this Pin and more on Talk for Writing by Donna Huddy.
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