Let's Talk

  • Talk to your child about the things you see around you everyday such as pictures, words, shapes and numbers.

  • Point out letters and words you see while walking, driving, on the bus etc. Make it into a game by asking your child to find a new word on each outing.

  • Encourage your child to give their reactions to stories, what they watch on TV or on the Internet. If you are reading a book together, ask them to guess what will happen next or to tell the story back to you in their own words.

  • As your child begins to read on their own, talk with them about what they are reading. When they finish a new story, discuss the main ideas, new words and their favourite parts.


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