Tips to connect with infants and toddlers using The Basics
Maximize Love, Manage Stress
Children flourish in a world that feels safe and predictable. Help them see, hear and feel your love.
Talk, Sing and Point
Respond to your infant’s sounds or your toddler’s words with eye contact and a loving voice.
Count, Group and Compare
Talk about numbers, shapes, patterns. Compare everyday objects as you go about your day.
Explore Through Movement and Play
See what interests your child and help them learn when they play and explore.
Read and Discuss Stories
Make reading a fun routine from the start. Point at pictures, speak with excitement and ask questions.