"Vocabulary knowledge is knowledge; the knowledge of a word not only implies a definition, but also implies how that word fits into the world." --Steven A. Stahl, Teaching Word Meanings (2005)
Help your child explore words in multiple contexts so that she can build a deeper understanding of word meanings.

AT HOME, IN THE BACKYARD, OR AT THE PARK – Green things are all around us! Read Backyard Greens to teach your baby about some green plants and animals that can be found right in the backyard, expanding her Scientific Knowledge and Knowledge of Common Objects.


What will Your child learn?
Language Development
  • Receptive 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
  • Scientific Observation
  • Knowledge of Common Objects
  • Art Appreciation and Creation
  • Appreciation of Community and Culture
  • Understanding Same and Different
What did your child learn?
Social Emotional Development
  • Not developed during this play
Language Development
  • Receptive 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
  • Scientific Observation
  • Knowledge of Common Objects
  • Art Appreciation and Creation
  • Appreciation of Community and Culture
  • Understanding Same and Different


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