Reading aloud to infants and toddlers is beneficial in many ways, from hearing spoken language to feeling a heartbeat next to theirs. Literacy experts say that young children interact with books and reading in different ways at different ages.
The Babyzone has a great article on reading to your child.
Here is a guide to your child’s reading habits from birth to age two and beyond.
Young Babies: It’s About Attitude
Older Babies: I Think This Might Mean Something
Young Toddlers: I Get It!
Two and Beyond: Interaction Is It
At Any Age: Follow Your Child’s Lead