This is a list of 25 MUST READS for all children under the age of 5. By now we know how important reading is for our children. But did you know that reading aloud to your child has been called the single-most important activity for developing the building blocks of reading success? Reading aloud helps your child learn new words and language and helps them to see the connection between the spoken and written word. And, it is a wonderful bonding activity. So, take this opportunity to read, read, read to your child; you and your child will both reap the benefits. In addition to this list, you can find a much more extensive list of titles to read as well as other useful information by going to the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten website. An even more extensive list of books to read to your child is available at your local library.
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