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Tips for reading with Children

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September 20, 2019

Children whose parents and caregivers read to them, tell them stories, and/or sing songs with them tend to develop larger vocabularies,become better readers and perform better in school. If you read to your child for 30 minutes a day, every day from birth they will go to kindergarten with over 900 hours of literacy experiences! But if you reduce that to 30 minutes a week, they only have 30 hours of reading time before they start school.

 

MSU Extension recommends 30 minutes of literacy activities a day. Read more about how to make that an easy part of .your daily routine.

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Early Childhood Development

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