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August 8, 2018

This story-time companion for parents and caregivers from the King County Library System has over a thousand short video clips of rhymes, songs and poems. Singing songs and rhymes with little kids makes it easier for them to learn language skills.

Author: King County Library System
Source: King County Library System
Estimated time to read: N/A

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May 1, 2018

Learn about musical activities that support early communication and language development. This article also includes a video clip that demonstrates how a mother engages with her baby effectively through the singing games. 

Author: The National Literacy Trust
Source: The National Literacy Trust
Estimated time to read: 01:00
Time to watch: 03:13

A large body of research has shown that communicating with infants every day, even before they can use words, benefits their brain development. But it is not always easy to communicate with babies since they can’t talk. Watch this brief two-part video series by the Canadian Pediatric Society and learn how to communicate with infants and nurture their developing brain.