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Reading aloud to your baby is an important form of stimulation, exposing her to early ways of communicating.

What You Need:


  • Cloth or board books with sturdy pages that have simple and bright, colorful pictures

What To Do:


  1. While reading, talk about and point to each picture. For example, “This dolphin is big. This mynah bird is small.”

  2. Encourage her to participate. Let your baby touch the books and point to pictures.

  3. Ask questions like “What does the dog say?” Then follow with a simple answer: “The dog says, ‘Bow wow.’”

  4. Remember that most young babies can pay attention for only a few seconds! It’s OK to stop when she loses interest. Babies will mouth and chew on books and that’s okay!