The Basics

The Basics Principles are five fun, simple, and powerful ways to help all our children aged 0-3 grow to be happy and smart.

Week 10

Read and Discuss Stories


(Ages 1-3)

Make a card.
Help your child make cards for loved ones. Fold the paper and give them crayons or markers to decorate. Deliver the card or help them put it in the mailbox.


(Ages 0-1)

Keep it simple.
Board books with hard covers and thick pages are made especially for babies. Choose books that are short and have simple, bright pictures.