Story Time for Baby

Honig, Alice Sterling
October 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Oct2004, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p28
The article presents suggestions on reading books to toddlers. Reading to your child in babyhood is one of the surest ways to instill a lifelong love of reading and books. When selecting stories for babies, try to choose books with one bright, colorful picture per page. Avoid spiral bindings, which a baby might bite. A few months old, a baby stares hard at black and white circles or a face on a page. By 6 to 12 months, she listens attentively as you talk about pictures and chant nursery rhymes.


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