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Play and interact with your toddler

talk to your toddler about what he is doing; point out letters in words you see around; make your own music and dance together!
  • Talk to your toddler about what he is doing.
  • Point out letters in words you and your toddler see around you.
  • Make your own music – sing and dance together!
 

Talk and read

Repeat same stories and rhymes over; name the pictures your toddler points to in the book; pack books when you go out
  • Tell the same stories and rhymes over and over again.
  • Name the pictures your toddler points to in the book.
  • Pack books when you go out.
 

Ways to read

Turn pages together; reading a few pages is great; join in free activities at the library.
  • Turn the pages together.
  • You don’t have to finish a book – a few pages is great!
  • Join in activities at the library – it’s free.
 
 
 
 
  • Last updated or reviewed 30-03-2015
  • Acknowledgements This resource was developed by Let’s Read: www.letsread.com.au.