Supporting Language Development: Gather Round Activities
Learn how to support early language development from birth to three with these parent-child activities.
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Gather Round activities are designed to help families promote their child’s language and literacy skills, while also nurturing the other domains of development. A children’s book is suggested for each topic area and age and activities related to the book based on a range of developmental domains and early skills. The activities can be used with parents as a tool to promote children’s learning through book-sharing and age-appropriate parent-child activities.
Play can be a part of the child’s daily care-taking routines. When you feed, change diapers, dress, have the baby in the grocery cart or are just doing normal household chores, you can talk to, sing…