Summer is a great time for fun and also a great time for reading. At this stage in your toddler’s life they retain an unimaginable amount of information. Early reading can increase school readiness, scholastic success, memory, and improve their language skills. In a world that is getting smarter every day, instilling a love of reading early in your child is a lifelong gift.
Not only will they have a head start when beginning school, but with this top ten list of books, they will go on some pretty amazing adventures and be introduced to important life morals!
TOP 10 FAVORITES:
Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish: Dr. Seuss
Monsters Love School: Mike Austin
Where The Sidewalk Ends: Shel Silverstein
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Ronald Dahl
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: Bill Martin, John Archambault, and Lois Ehlert
Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!: Mo Willems
One Family: George Shannon and Blanca Gomez
Llama Llama Llama to Share: Anna Dewdney
Bully: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Whether you head to your local library or just your favorite book store, you and your toddler will love this time spent doing something that will only help enrich their lives (and yours!): READING!