By Cara Johnson-Bader Research tells us it is never too early to start reading to children. From the day they are born, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers develop language skills and pre-literacy skills every day that help them become readers. Children need between 10,000-12,000 words in their vocabulary to be ready for kindergarten, and reading is…

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Idaho AEYC: Early education’s value Submitted by the Idaho AEYC The Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children is dedicated to improving the quality of early learning programs and increasing access to those opportunities across the state. As Idaho’s voice for advancing high-quality early learning, we advocate for children, families and the early childhood…

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