Children usually learn letters in their own names first. This is a great place for you to start talking about letters. In this fun activity, your child will love feeding the letters of his name to the Letter Monster.

Comic strips often have appeal for children, even before they learn to read. The animation and fun characters bring out the best in imagination, and the short, simple stories are easy to understand. Use comic strips to encourage your child’s creativity.

Playing with dolls and puppets is a great way to build oral language skills in a fun way. Your child can make these spoon people talk with each other, with you or with his toys. All of that conversation will contribute to a healthy use of oral language.