Toddler storytime is more than reading and playing. It is a special time for your child to begin a lifetime of learning. Young children can understand words long before the can say them. Remembering that there are different developmental timelines or milestones for toddlers is important. These milestones influence the understanding and meaning of words to each child at different times.
Many toddlers, as young as 18 months of age, can understand the meaning of objects and words. Along with the skill of comprehension, toddlers are developing and refining their fine motor skills. Combining these two skills and adding them to an interactive book, such as pop-ups, buttons, flaps, and 3-D elements, can increase a toddler’s wish to read. Storytimes introduce and reinforce many different types of books, stories, and authors.[Read more…] about Toddler Storytime