Helps children to learn new words
Builds joint attention (ability to listen and share with another person)
Builds understanding of feelings and emotions
Helps with learning to read and write.
- If your child isn’t interest in books yet, start with something that might catch their interest such as:
- Realistic picture books
- Photo books (digital or in a photo album)
- Home made books. You could make books with familiar or favourite people or places or things.
- Books with sensory interests: ones you can smell, touch, with flaps, buttons, moving parts, noisy buttons.