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3-6 mos: Read It Again!

Domain: Early Literacy Development

Read books to infants while you are holding them on your lap or be sure he/she can see the book. Any book with pictures will do, but board books work well for infants who often want to grab the pages or put the book in their mouth. Read for as long as the infant seems interested and don’t worry if you don’t make it all the way through the book. Allow the infant to touch and hold the book and read the same books many times. As infants gain more motor control allow them to turn the pages.

For a list of books by age click here.

Goal: To begin supporting infant’s language development and book knowledge.

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