Building vocabulary

Build your child’s vocabulary by talking about interesting words and objects. For example, "Look at that airplane! Those are the wings of the plane. Why do you think they are called wings?"

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Encouraging a tot to speak

When encouraging a tot to speak, never correct him or put him on the spot.┬áThis seems obvious but so many parents say, "Oops, I’ve been doing that!"

Instead of correcting him, simply model and say the correct word in your speech.

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