Megan LeFaivre, literacy coordinator for Ready for School, Ready for Life, wrote a blog post for Triad Moms on Main highlighting the five Basics and their importance in preparing children for school and for life.
LeFaivre wrote: “Children learn new things every day, starting on the day they are born. In fact, research shows that 80% of a child’s brain growth happens before the age of three. A good foundation in these early years can be critical in helping a child succeed both when their formal education begins and later in life. While this may seem a bit overwhelming, there are Basic things parents and caregivers can do with babies and toddlers to help lay the groundwork for success.”
Read the full blog post here.