Back to School Books

5 Perfect Back to School Books to Read to Your Child

Summer is winding down and your child will soon be in school. Maybe this is your child's first time going to school or maybe he's a seasoned veteran. However, getting your child ready to go back to school is important so he feels less anxious about the changes in routine. Back to school books are [...]

5 best children's books for august

5 Best Children’s Books for August

Happy August! The dog days of summer are here. Hopefully you've been able to enjoy time outside with your family and relax a bit. School will be back in session shortly, so please remember to keep your child's brain stimulated by reading books together. August is a great time to read about outdoor activities, water [...]

best children's books for July

5 Best Children’s Books for July

Happy July!! Schools out and hopefully you get to spend some extra quality time with your youngster. As you already know, reading is a fantastic way to improve a variety of language skills. July is a great time take a break from the heat and read about outdoor activities and ice cream. Take a look [...]

april books

The 5 Best April Books to Read to Your Child

It's finally April and the springtime is here!  The days are longer and the flowers and trees are coming back to life. Celebrate the new season by reading springtime books to your child. Here are 5 April books to help increase language development. 1. Spring is Here (Bear and Mole Story) This book is right on [...]

toddler flap books

8 Best Flap Books for Your Toddler

There are so many wonderful flap books out on the market for your child. In this post, I will narrow the list down to the best ones for your toddler that help increase language skills. Flap books are great for language development since the exciting flaps motivate your child to attend to the books. These [...]

5 March Books

5 Wonderful March Books to Read to Your Child

As we know, reading books with your child is an important activity that helps with language development. Reading can help increase vocabulary skills, stimulate imagination, and offer opportunities to practice answering questions. Take a look at my previous article for more specific examples on how to increase language with books. Below are 5 recommended March books [...]

5 Books to Encourage Language Development

Reading to your child is one of the best and easiest way to promote language growth. Books help children increase vocabulary and also encourage asking questions and commenting. As a speech language pathologist, I begin many therapy sessions with books. Children are encouraged to label objects and actions, answer questions (i.e. "Where is the rabbit?"), [...]