What is pretend play? Pretend play is any type of play where the child acts out real-world scenarios. It ranges from using play food to dolls and dress up. It lets the child use his/her imagination to create situations that he/she will come across at some point in...read more
Tummy time is very important for infants and children who haven’t yet learned to crawl. Laying on their tummy encourages the baby to hold their head up to look around. Tummy time not only strengthens neck muscles, but also creates the curve in the cervical spine....read more
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The Importance of Reading Intervention at an Early Age
By: Daley Johnston M.A., CF-SLP
“The single most important activity for building knowledge for their eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children,” stressed Becoming a Nation of Readers, a 1985 report by the Commission on Reading. It is important to read aloud to children of all ages. It is important from infancy through the high school years. Families and teachers can create and continue a tradition, introduce and reinforce the pleasures of reading, and, as children get older, set the stage for meaningful conversations about numerous topics.
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