Reading to Babies and Toddlers
In this video, Author Pam Allyn talks about the advantages of reading to your child when they’re between the ages of 0 and 5. She shares some simple guidelines that will help you to foster a love of words, language and stories for your child. Join Pam in this segment to learn what the best things to read are, and how reading can benefit your child for years to come.
For more information about the information Pam went over in the video, you can click below to download a PDF file that outlines her R.E.A.D. model.
What to Read and When 0-5
Bio: Pam Allyn is Executive Director of LitLife and LitWorld, international organizations specializing in quality education. Pam’s acclaimed book What to Read When: The Books and Stories to Read with Your Child and All the Best Times to Read Them (Avery, a Member of Penguin Group USA, 2009) won the 2009 Gold Award from the National Parenting Publications Association. She has received the James Patterson Page Turner Award, Disney Points of Light Foundation Award and Legacy of Service Award from The Children’s Village for her groundbreaking Books for Boys program. Pam has also written influential books for educators including The Complete 4 for Literacy (Scholastic, 2007).
Pam welcomes your questions and invites you to weigh in with your own opinions and experiences in the comment section below.