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Reading Animal Books to Build Baby’s Language

Reading Animal Books to Build Baby's Language

 Animal books are great because they encourage speech and language development and babies love them! As you read animal books to baby, you can model animal names and sounds and leave space for baby to try to imitate. You can also show baby how to move like a certain animal as you make the animal’s sound. Make it fun and silly! As your baby gets older, they will likely start to imitate these sounds. Animal noises (also called onomatopoeias) are great for practicing early developing speech sounds (“m” in “moo, meow” “b” in “baa,” “n” in “neigh”) in a natural…

10 Early Literacy Tips That Support Language Development

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This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support! 🙂 Infusing reading into your little one’s daily routine is a wonderful way to build a solid early language and literacy foundation. Books expose children to many new concepts like vocabulary, speech sounds, rhyming, images, colors, shapes, basic concepts, prepositions, categories, and beyond. 10 Early Literacy Tips That Support Language Development: Provide your little one with a variety of different books on many topics. Place books in different spots around the house to encourage reading and read often. Read books that relate to the current season, holiday or family events to…

Awesome Animal Books For Early Language Development

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This post contains affiliate links, thanks for your support! As a mom, reading with my girls has always been one of my favorite things to do. Incorporating reading into your daily routine is a great way to bond with baby and supports early language and literacy skills. As a Speech Pathologist, I love using books in my therapy because they provide tons of fun learning opportunities. Animal books are awesome because most babies and kids love them and they are packed with lots of things to learn about and talk about. Here are some of my favorite animal books for…