Sunday, May 10, 2009

Follow That Car! Talking & Reading to Infants & Toddlers

Did you know that talking and reading with very young children is one way of getting them ready to read? Encourage your child to get involved with books by using the CAR method:

omment and wait

sk questions and wait

Respond by adding a little more

(Waiting at least five seconds after commenting or asking questions gives the child time to respond.)

Ask your librarian for more ideas or visit
our Everybody Reads page for more ideas.

It's never too early! Start Now!

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