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Oct 182013
 

Growing Wisconsin Readers

 

How to read effectively with babies, toddlers, and young children.  An initiative from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

There are lots of ways to read with your child. Reading can happen at bedtime, on the bus, while you are waiting for an appointment, or after a meal. Any time you have a book to read and a place to sit is a good time to look at books together. Parents, grandparents, siblings, and caring adults are all important readers for young children. Sit close with your child—in your lap, side by side, on a chair, or in bed. Point at the pictures and ask questions. Take time to listen to your child’s responses. Read favorite books over and over and find new books at the library.

Visit the library to get more information and visit GrowingWisconsinReaders.org