Strong Vocabulary Skills Lead to School Readiness
Because 80% of your baby's brain develops by her 3rd birthday, early and continuous exposure to new words will significantly help her achieve success in early literacy, reading comprehension, and school later on. So be sure to keep on reading The Daily Bee with your baby!

Italy is known for its beautiful art and architecture. This books will help you wander through Italy (or your hometown) and take notice of some of the unique cultural features the country is known for. Print this book and use it as a scavenger hunt list, checking off each of the features you can find. Can you find them all? If you are hunting at home, see if you can find items inspired by Italian innovations (e.g. cobbled driveways, ice cream stands, or stadiums).


What will Your child learn?
Language Development
  • Receptive Language
  • Expressive Language
  • Vocabulary Knowledge
  • Appreciation and Knowledge of Books and Stories
  • Awareness of Print and Illustrations
Physical Development
  • Not developed during this play
Cognitive Development
  • Scientific Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Common Objects
  • Art Appreciation and Creation
  • Appreciation of Community and Culture
  • Initiative and Curiosity
  • Engagement and Persistence
  • Understanding Same and Different
What did your child learn?
Social Emotional Development
  • Not developed during this play
Language Development
  • Receptive Language
  • Expressive Language
  • Vocabulary Knowledge
  • Appreciation and Knowledge of Books and Stories
  • Awareness of Print and Illustrations
Physical Development
  • Not developed during this play
Cognitive Development
  • Scientific Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Common Objects
  • Art Appreciation and Creation
  • Appreciation of Community and Culture
  • Initiative and Curiosity
  • Engagement and Persistence
  • Understanding Same and Different


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