IT'S DIFFICULT TO LEARN FROM A BOOK WHEN YOU CAN'T READ WHAT'S ON THE PAGE.

IT'S DIFFICULT TO LEARN FROM A BOOK WHEN YOU CAN'T READ WHAT'S ON THE PAGE.

A child’s brain develops faster from birth to age 3 than at any other point in their life – about two-and-a-half times more active than an adult’s. Practicing the alphabet, learning numbers, identifying colors and practicing writing names and words are all key factors in building the foundation for reading and school readiness.*

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*Scholastic FACE: Family and Community Engagement Research Compendium, Early Literacy (PDF)
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/face/about.html#early-literacy

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