I was honoured to be asked to write an article for the children’s book publisher- Imagine That.
Here’s a sample of what I wrote:
I’m Georgina, mum of two, qualified teacher/SENCo and I run The SEN Resources Blog (www.senresourcesblog.com).
Reading to your child provides special, one-to-one time. It’s enjoyable and provides a focused opportunity to listen to language and practise their own developing speech, language and communication skills.
Young children and babies learn a number of things from watching and listening to an adult read to them. For example, they learn the different sounds we can make and the way we form sounds using our mouths and lips. Through the use of books (such as cleverly designed baby books!) they also learn first words such as: colours, shapes and names of animals.
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