Telling Stories to Baby

It seems babies absorb language easiest in the form of stories. Montessori noted a sensitive period beginning at 18 months through age three when children went through a language explosion. Infants have Keen Memory for Words states
“they[babies] are storing any information away about sound patterns that occur frequently.” ” At about 18 months, a child’s vocabulary and grasp of language suddenly expand, and scientists don’t know why. One possible explanation is that children may begin storing the sounds and meanings of words while they are infants, and suddenly they are able to connect the words with meanings.” Bascially, babies absorbed language like a sponge.

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