Babies and Books

Posted on Friday, September 21, 2012 by earlyliteracy

Baby Faces Babies are never too young to enjoy books! Babies can hear their parent's voices from the womb at six months! After birth though, parents get to see the responses best of course. At three months of age, babies still have blurry vision at a distance, so books should be held about 12 inches away from baby's face so she can see it. The very first . . . more »

Choosing a Book to Read to Your Child

Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 by earlyliteracy

Toddler Reading a Book Children at every age benefit from hearing books read aloud! Here are a few guidelines to use when selecting a book to read to your child. Babies (0 - 12 mo.) love the sound of your voice even before they understand the words. Rhyming books with lots of rhythm hold a baby’s interest and are very comforting. Babies also love looking at faces. Books with . . . more »