Word Up

Build your child's word bank while you have quality time with your child!

Picture books are art forms that are filled with great vocabulary! They contain about 30 rare vocabulary words out of every 1,000 words. A typical conversation between an adult and child has roughly 9 (from Jim Trelease's The Read Aloud Handbookopens a new window).

Remember this the next time you share a picture book with a child. You'll be exploring new worlds and opening up new language experiences!

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