Understanding Milestones & the Importance of Read Alouds

First, let's examine the key developmental milestones for language and  literacy for babies and toddlers. outlines them here. For more details, you  can follow up with this resource from

This is an amazing compilation of tips for parents of youngsters ages zero to three. Be sure to look at the developmental expectations. However, (and this applies to every age guideline, keep in mind that every child develops differently. It is not always a time to panic if your child does not meet the developmental expectations (but it is always worth consulting your pediatrician if you are concerned).

Next, let's examine how important reading aloud is to young children - from the very start!