Designate a special reading area with books for sharing.
Choose books with repetitive phrases.
Point to different pictures and identify what you see.
Encourage your child to "point and say" objects in the pictures.
Let your child see you reading.
Encourage your child to select a favorite book to read.
Ask your child questions about the story.
Recite or sing nursery rhymes from favorite rhyme collections.
Keep a good selection of books in your home.
Let your child read to you and with you.
Talk about the story and how the pictures are part of the story.
Stay aware of what your child likes to read.
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