Awareness of Print and Illustrations
Looking at Pictures
Your baby is becoming more interested in the books you've been reading him, developing an Awareness of Print and Illustrations. At this age, she'll be starting to look more carefully at the pictures, instead of just listening to your voice. Show her books with brightly-colored or high contrast pictures with simple shapes, as she'll be more drawn to these than books with soft pastel colors. She'll also find books with textured pages very interesting, as they add another layer to the experience with sensory stimulation.
Has your baby achieved the following Awareness of Print and Illustrations developmental milestones yet? If yes, check off all the skill(s) she has already mastered to date!