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Preschool – Three years old

Parenting and literacy

Your child has accomplished a lot and is developing many new skills and abilities. He is beginning to feel very independent. Your child will love to explore the world. Every corner you and your child turn will be a great adventure.

Your child’s attention span is growing, so he can spend more time listening to you read to him. Bring books to life by acting out the story or giving voice to the characters. Your child will also love to hear family stories.

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Children like repetition and parts of the story they can join in “reading”, for example “I think I can, I think I can” from The Little Engine That Could.

Provide crayons, pencils, paper, scissors, glue sticks and other materials for children to use.

Have newspapers to cover the floor when using glue and paints, so there is less mess to clean up.

Books for three-year-olds:

On Mother’s Lap by Ann Herbert Scott

Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara Joosse

Clap Your Hands by L. Bryan Cauly

Going on a Bear Hunt, by M. Rosen and H.Oxenbury

The Wheels on the Bus by M.Kovalski

Brave Bear by K. Mallet

Mama Mama by J. Marzollo

Where the Wild Things by M. Sendak

Any fairy tale book

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