During this time, your child is beginning to play with others, try on roles, and is very interested in doing things herself. Here’s some gift ideas for the 3-6 year old in your life:
We don't often consider the importance of spoken language and the role it plays in learning to read and write. But the truth is, you can't write if you don't have something to say, and you can't read if you don't understand another person's spoken thoughts. Before you even consider things like the sound games, letter practice, or early readers, work on these four key conditions for a strong foundation in spoken language at home.
Here's a secret: if you offer activities that have real purpose to your child, she will remain busy and quiet longer than you thought possible.