between 3-5 years of age enjoy stories, simple non-fiction, poetry, songs, and chants. They particularly enjoy finger plays, clapping games, and hand rhymes that include any type of body movement. Illustrations play an important role as preschoolers learn to follow more complex stories. Books with familiar content help preschoolers understand the world and make connections. Every book, song, rhyme, or chant lays a foundation for reading.
There are many advantages that come from reading with your preschooler. In addition to the goodness of sharing stories, learning new things, and spending time together, reading develops vocabulary, an important skill for future academic success.…more
Learning songs and rhymes and hearing many stories before entering kindergarten prepares your child for learning in the best way possible.
Title: National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs
Illustrator: Franco Tempesta
Why We Love It:
Why We Love It
Preschoolers are frequently fascinated by dinosaurs. This beautifully illustrated book breaks the dinosaurs into four categories: small, big, giant and gigantic. Parents …more
Read a variety of materials including:
Reading together is a gift that paves the way for a lifetime of learning for your child. Read every day. Enjoy. Repeat.