Our series of articles on early education continues. This issue, we focus on basic reading skills. Does anything enthrall a small child more than the sound of his parents' voices? His parents are life to him, and their familiar voices provide him with much contentment and security. Wise, observant parents use their voices generously around their child. They speak to him from the earliest moments after birth, and they caress him while doing so. They explain what they're doing. They describe what is happening around him. They tell stories. The first literary delight that your child will meet is his storyteller - you!
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