-Learning is for sharing, and speakers need an audience! As you go about your daily errands, invite your child to share some new information he learned in a book with a family member, the grocery store cashier, a neighbor, etc.
-Allan Fowler, Gail Gibbons, and Nicola Davies are favorite authors of nonfiction books about engaging topics for young children.
Adjust for an older child
The child may 'spy' and point out a certain word each time it is read.
Adjust for a younger child
Enjoy reading the text together! Point at objects in the pictures and reinforce that the child knows the words for the objects.
What is being taught through this activity
Foundational Literacy/Math Skills: Reading and Understanding Books