Tell me your stories; listen to mine.
Sing songs and nursery rhymes.
Talk about things we are doing.
Teach me new words.
Ask me 'how' and 'why' questions.
Kindergarten Readiness Benchmark:
Talks in complete sentences to describe an experience with details
Ideas for talking to young children at the grocery story.
Children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds hear, on average, 30 million fewer words by the age of 3.