It is so important to start reading to your kids from the moment that they are born. Only 15 minutes a day can help build their vocabulary as well as other life long skills. I think that the most important part of developing the love of reading in your child is to make it fun and interesting. For example, if you read If you Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff, why don’t you make a batch of cookies. This will tie into the book as well as make literacy fun because you will read the recipe together and get a plate of cookies as a treat.
Here are a few sites you can visit for more ideas:
Early Literacy Activities Gayle’s Preschool Rainbow:
Early Literacy Tips for Parents:
Quick clicks: 7 tips for Encouraging Early Literacy: http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=567