When it comes to getting your little one ready for kindergarten, it's the little things you do everyday that matter most. Count the stairs as you go up to bed, look at a garden and see how many colors you can see, point out numbers on mailboxes and signs, draw letters in the sand (or snow), and sing the alphabet song as you serve up some soup for lunch! All of these activites help develop pre-reading skills that will help your child when it's time for school!
When your child is an infant, she is apt to be receptive to anything you decide to read to her. The newspaper? Your to-do list? The board book your aunt just sent in the mail? No worries, your baby is happy just to hear your voice and snuggle. Before long, however, you might notice that your little one has an opinion. She has a favorite book and she wants you to read it to her again, and again, and again. And again. You start to worry... Shouldn't I try to expose her to so