Reading CNN.com the other day, I came upon this little gem: The Joy of Reading. It’s just a few bullet points on the value of reading with chilren and some ideas on what they’ll get from it.
While books are great for all ages, my favorite, in their “Babies and toddlers” section, has to be this:
What they love about books: [...] Cardboard’s good for chewing — not too hard, not too soft.
And of course, as per the First Book mantra, let us not forget:
Embrace abundance. Keep plenty of chapter books, storybooks, and picture books around on lots of topics.