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 15

Read and Discuss Stories


(Ages 1-3)

Help them follow along.
Point to the words and pictures. Talk about the colors, shapes, and what the characters are doing.


(Ages 0-1)

Show your interest.
When you read, make an effort to show how interesting the story is to you using your voice and facial expressions. Say "I want to know what happens on the next page!"