It is in the first three years that children learn the building blocks of language that will eventually foster their literacy skills. Language and literacy refers to the understanding of words and their meanings, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with others and includes competencies such as speaking, listening, reading and writing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read all of the tips from our partnership with Infant Mental Health Promotion at SickKids.