Read to Your Baby

Child with mother reading book at home on floor.
Child with mother reading book at home.

It's never too early to read to your baby! Author Mem Fox suggests that parents read aloud to their children for 10 minutes a day, starting from birth. Additional early literacy research suggests that children need to hear at least 1,000 books before they are ready to learn to read. Start now!

Check out our Bouncing Babies & Thriving Toddlers: A Suggested Reading List for Babies & Toddlers for suggestions.

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