5 Important Early Literacy Skills Babies Learn From Storytime! by Kaila Weingarten

Activities Baby
10 months ago
5 Important Early Literacy Skills Babies Learn From Storytime!

It’s never too early to start reading to your child! As you introduce your kids – even small babies – to books andreading, look for them to realize these five important literacy skills!

  • Books are read front to back and text is read left to right.
  • Stories have a beginning, middle and end.
  • Pictures should be right-side up.
  • Words have different sounds.
  • Some words are familiar, some are not.

Start reading with your child from birth to introduce these skills! 

Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book
Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book $6
"Dear Zoo" is 25 years old -- and still as popular as ever! And with an updated look, this classic children's storybook about a youngster loooking for a perfect pet is sure to delight a new generation of readers!
The Wonderful Things You Will Be
The Wonderful Things You Will Be $12
Celebrates the dreams, acceptance and love that parents have for their children ... now and forever!
Giraffes Can't Dance
Giraffes Can't Dance $6
A touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it's harder for a giraffe than you would think. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend.
Peek-A Who?
Peek-A Who? $6
Colorful pictures and simple rhyming texts help children guess what's peeking through the die-cut windows in these two fun board books. The anticipation of what's hiding on the next page and the bright, engaging illustrations will keep youngsters guessing and giggling all the way to the suprise endings.
Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA
Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA $7
Your baby's first word will be ... "Dada!" Right? Everyone knows that fathers wage a secret campaign to ensure that their babies' first word is "Dada!" But how does it work?
Goodnight Moon
Goodnight Moon $7
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room -- to the picture of the three little bears sitting in chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one -- he says goodnight
Where Is Baby's Belly Button? A Lift-the-Flap Book
Where Is Baby's Belly Button? A Lift-the-Flap Book $4
Karen Katz's adorable babies play peekaboo in this delightful interactive book. The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share.

start discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Summer Vegetable Garden: A Great Way to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies!

Storytime LIVE! Event Hosted by Kiddie Academies in Chicago Area!

Introducing Tummy Time & How It Helps Develop Baby's Motor Skills!

Prepare for Teacher Appreciation Week: How to Turn a Canvas Tote Into a Treasure!