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Literacy tip 5

27/03/2012
library book

Read to your babies as soon as they are born (even before they are born). As they get older, sit them on your lap and let them turn the pages – board books are good for the very young. Point to words and pictures while you are reading. Use lots of expression, different voices for different characters, and special sound effects. Vary the speed and loudness of your reading according to the plot.