Chosen items to share for Show and Tell
Start by having your child choose something from around the house that they would like to share for Show and Tell.
Find a comfortable and quiet spot around the house for you and your child to enjoy Show and Tell.
Start by having your child tell you all about what they chose. Model good listening skills for them by listening quietly, and making eye contact.
Ask your child questions about what they choose to encourage them to continue sharing more. This also shows them your interest which is important to young children.
Curious about your child’s development? All children develop at their own pace, but the Center for Disease Control’s developmental milestones can be a helpful guideline. Here are a few examples:
Additional family resources
Learning begins at birth. ECA provides foundations for learning, starting with age-appropriate experiences for infants, toddlers, and preschool. ECA also offers a range of family support programs that encourage family involvement with children’s learning.
This free texting service provides quality, developmental information for parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age eight right to your phone. Messages include research-based, age-appropriate content from national experts, along with local updates of events and resources.
Your local library has many resources for you as a parent as well as for your child. We encourage you to take advantage of all they have to offer. For an online list of libraries by city, go to publiclibraries.com/state