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Baby's first word books - center for early literacy learning

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Choose books that have one picture and one word on each page. ○ you can make your own word books using a small photo album. write the names of the people. 2 pages
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Baby’s First Word BooksWhat is the practice?What does the practice look like?How do you do the practice?How do you knowthe practice worked?p r a c ct i e sCELLCENTER for EARLY LITERACY LEARNINGEspecially for parents of infants!They say a picture is “worth a thousand words.” But seeing how one picture and oneword go together is how reading begins. Here are some ideas about how to use wordbooks to help your baby get on a path to reading.Here are some ideas you can use to build your child’s interest in word books.● The best first word books are ones with pictures of things that are both familiar and interestingto your child. Faces, toys, and other objects that your child sees regularly work best. Choosebooks that have one picture and one word on each page.● You can make your own word books using a small photo album. Write the names of the peopleor objects under the pictures. Albums with plastic sleeves work well.Picture books that pair each picture with a single word in-troduce an infant ...