Sing Say Point Play

These four simple actions can help babies learn to talk and children learn to read.

Sing. Songs introduce new words. Sing nursery rhymes, silly made up songs, or songs on the radio. Your child loves to hear your voice

Say. Your child learns to talk by hearing your words. Describe what you are doing, seeing, or thinking about, especially to your baby

Point. When your child points, she is telling you what is important. When you point, bring attention to the meaning of the words and ideas

Play. Your child makes sense of the world when he plays. You are his most important playmate. Get on the floor and explore with all your senses.

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