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 05

Read and Discuss Stories


(Ages 1-3)

Warm up.
Before you open the book, check out the cover. Read the title. Look at the pictures. Ask you child what they think the story is about.


(Ages 0-1)

Name that.
Name and talk about the parts of the pictures that interest your child or that they point at.