Language and Literacy
The following websites provide helpful resources to encourage and support your young learner as they begin to speak, write and read.
Supporting Language and Literacy Skills from 0-12 Months
Watching your baby and learning how she communicates through sounds, facial expressions, and gestures are all important ways to help her learn about language and the written word.
Infants & Toddlers: Building Language & Literacy with Infants & Toddlers
Your early efforts to introduce a love of language and books have a profound and far-reaching influence on infants and toddlers.
How to Introduce Toddlers and Babies to Books
This resource provides research-based tips on how to share books with babies and toddlers to maximize the joy and learning of book-reading and to nurture a lifelong love of books.
This article gives a brief introduction to language development and includes age-appropriate activities for language-building for children birth to 3 years old.