Read at least one book to your child every day

What to Read

  • There are SO MANY wonderful, fun books for young children.

  • Toddlers and preschoolers generally like books with lots of colorful pictures and simple stories.

  • Find books that your child likes-let him or her pick them out in order to get your child engaged in reading.

  • Ask the librarian at your local library for ideas about good books to read.

  • Some popular books for young children include:

    • "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"

    • "Are You My Mother?"

    • "Dear Zoo"

    • "Good Night Moon"

    • "Baby Says"

    • Books from the "Spot" series

    • Bernstein Bears books

  • If your child doesn't show much interest in reading, consider getting books about TV shows or movies he or she likes.

  • Check out the video and printable sheet for more ideas about what to read!