Birth to age 5 is a critical time of learning and growth. Your child’s brain is born ready to learn with 100 billion neurons, and by age 5, her brain is 90% of its adult size! Lots of learning is packed into the first 5 years. You are your child’s first and most important teacher. Children learn best through everyday moments spent with you. Young children learn by using all of their senses, so everyday activities (that might seem boring to adults) are not only stimulating, they’re wonderful opportunities to learn.
Do you have a 4 or 5 year old? Drop by the library each week and grab our take home activity to help prepare your child [...]
Here are favorite Spring and Garden-themed stories, rhymes, songs and activities for two and three year olds. (Learn more here about how to choose books for this age). [...]
"If a child is to keep his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering [...]
Snuggle with your baby and read for a short time. Stop when your baby tells you [...]