17 Jul '13, 4am

[Blog] How do we read to a two-year-old? Do they even understand what we're reading to them?...

[Blog] How do we read to a two-year-old? Do they even understand what we're reading to them?...

Someone asked me, ‘How do we read to a two year old? If I read all the words in a storybook, he doesn’t seem to understand and he’d want to get up and go.’ Well, first of all, I personally think small children do understand what we’re reading to them. It’s just the understanding of the whole story or concept may take time. It’s a process. And it does depend on their age too. small children do understand what we’re reading to them. To a 2-year-old toddler like Brie, I’d read a sentence or two, then I’d ask her about something interesting that she can find in the book. Like, when we’re reading this book ‘One more candle’, there are drawings of puppies, cats, balloons, cakes, a bicycle, butterflies etc on the different pages. So, I’d ask Brie to find something, and point it out to me. This keeps her engaged (compared to me just reading all the words in one go). She’d look for...

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