We already know that reading is a wonderful activity to share with our children. Â Not only does reading allow parents to bond with their kids, but it also helps children develop their language skills.
Any books that your child truly enjoys, and wants you to repeat over and over can help your childâ€™s language development by simply encouraging parents and children alike to chat about the book, and the reasons why they like it. Â The books donâ€™t need to be complicated, in fact the simpler the better. Â Look for books with silly rhyme schemes; bright and colorful images; repetition and world play; and most importantly, books that address your childâ€™s interests.Â Here are some wonderful books for language development for young children.
Â Books For Language Development
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â€œFive Little Monkey Jumping On The Bedâ€ by Eileen Christelow
As soon as the five little monkeys learn itâ€™s bedtime, they start jumping on the bedâ€¦ Your kids will delight in Christelowâ€™s silly tale, with its simple and repetitive text and very funny illustrations. Â A modern classic, you can find it on Amazon.
â€œPolar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hearâ€ by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle
Who can resist this straightforward yet wonderful tale of what the polar bear hears at the zoo?Â Â You and your children will be snorting like hippos; braying like zebras; fluting like flamingoes; and so much more while reading this great yarn together. Â You can find it on Amazon.
â€œOne Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fishâ€ by Dr. Seuss
Who better than Dr. Seuss to spin this classic tale of silly animals and imaginary creatures acting like people? Â From the boxing Gox to the multicolored fish who wear hats, this book is a perfect addition to your childâ€™s book collection – and will have you both giggling all the way through!Â Â You can find it on Amazon.
â€œThe Wonderful Things You Will Beâ€ by Emily Winfield Martin
With its simple rhymes and inspirational words, this lovely books is perfect for your preschooler. Â Will your child stand up for good? Â Will they be brave? Â A perfect tale which encourages children to be who they are, and know that we will love them no matter what. Â You can find it on Amazon.
â€œMoo, Baa, La, La, La!â€ by Sandra Boynton
With her trademark silliness and seriously cute illustrations, Boynton tells another tale sure to delight both you and your kids at every turn of the page. Â With mooing cows, lambs that baa and singing pigs, this book is a must for any childâ€™s bookshelf. Â You can find it on Amazon.