|What does your child do when a loud sound is heard? Talk about how some things are noisy while other sounds are quiet.
|Share the joy of natural sounds with children. This child is listening for the quiet rustle of the wind in a bush.
|Finding matching experiences in books helps children connect with literature, an important literacy skill.
|Here, the child finds a page in a Llama, Llama book by Anna Dewdney that reminds him of loud or noisy sounds.
Talking about sounds and then finding similar experiences in books is a rich family activity for all to enjoy. The added benefit? Children learn more about the world around them, increase vocabulary, and connect with books!